Deaths in Music in December 1993

  • Dec 4 Frank Zappa, American rocker, composer, activist and filmmaker (Mothers of Invention, Catholic Girls), dies from prostate cancer at 52
  • Dec 4 Frank V Zappa, US music/composer (Mothers of Invention), dies at 52
  • Dec 5 Douglas Hopkins, guitarist (Gin Blossoms), dies of gun shot at 32
  • Dec 5 Doug Hopkins, American musician and songwriter (Gin Blossoms), dies at 32
  • Dec 10 Alice Tully, American singer and patroness (Carnegie Hall), dies at 91
  • Dec 18 Charizma, American rapper (b. 1973)
  • Dec 19 Michael Clarke, drummer (Byrds), dies of liver failure at 49
  • Dec 30 Mack David, US songwriter (Bachelor in Paradise), dies at 81