December 2012 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 21 Flavor Flav's Chicken & Ribs opens inĀ Sterling Heights, Michigan

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav

Weddings in Music

  • Dec 21 "Rolling Stones" guitarist Ronnie Wood (65) weds theater producer Sally Humphreys (34) at Dorchester Hotel in London
  • Dec 21 "McFly" drummer Harry Judd (27) weds former Escala violinist Izzy Johnston (29) at St Nicholas Church in Harpenden, Herts

Deaths in Music

  • Dec 1 Galina Vishnevskaya, Russian soprano opera singer, dies at 85
  • Dec 4 Jonathan Harvey, English composer (Bhakti, Music of Stockhausen), dies at 73
  • Dec 5 Dave Brubeck, American jazz pianist, dies from heart failure at 91

Person of interestJenni Rivera

Dec 9 Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American singer-songwriter, dies in a plane crash at 43

Singer Jenni Rivera
Singer
Jenni Rivera

Person of interestRavi Shankar

Dec 11 Ravi Shankar, Indian musician (The Pandit), dies at 92

Musician Ravi Shankar
Musician
Ravi Shankar
  • Dec 20 Jimmy McCracklin, American pianist, dies from diabetes and hypertension at 91
  • Dec 24 Richard Rodney Bennett, English composer, dies at 76
  • Dec 24 Hugh Atkin, American composer, dies at 88
  • Dec 26 Fontella Bass, American R&B and soul singer and songwriter (Rescue Me), dies from a heart attack at 72