Deaths in Music in December 2000

  • Dec 3 Hoyt Curtin, American songwriter (b. 1922)
  • Dec 18 Kirsty MacColl, English singer and songwriter, dies at 41
  • Dec 19 Rob Buck, American musician (10,000 Maniacs), dies at 42
  • Dec 19 Milt Hinton, American jazz double bassist (b. 1910)
  • Dec 19 Pops Staples, American singer (The Staple Singers) (b. 1915)
  • Dec 19 Roebuck "Pops" Staples, US gospel singer (Staple Singers), dies at 85
  • Dec 23 Victor Borge [Borge Rosenbaum], Danish-American comedian and pianist, dies at 91
  • Dec 23 Noor Jehan [Allah Rakhi Wasai], Pakistani singer and actress (Mela, Chann Way), dies at 74
  • Dec 24 Nick Massi, American rocker (4 Seasons-Sherry), dies at 65
  • Dec 26 Paul Kont, Austrian composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 31 José Greco, Italian-born American flamenco dancer and choreographer (b. 1918)