Deaths in Music in December 2000

  • Dec 3 Hoyt Curtin, American songwriter (b. 1922)
  • Dec 18 Kirsty MacColl, English singer and songwriter (b. 1959)
  • Dec 19 Rob Buck, American guitarist (10,000 Maniacs) (b. 1958)
  • Dec 19 Milt Hinton, American jazz double bassist (b. 1910)
  • Dec 19 Pops Staples, American singer (The Staple Singers) (b. 1915)
  • Dec 23 Victor Borge, Danish-born comedian and pianist (b. 1909)
  • Dec 23 Noor Jehan, Indian singer and actress (b. 1926)
  • Dec 24 Nick Massi, American singer (The Four Seasons) (b. 1935)
  • Dec 26 Paul Kont, Austrian composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 31 José Greco, Italian-born American flamenco dancer and choreographer (b. 1918)