On This Day

Musicians Who Died in December 2010

  • Dec 1 Alojz Srebotnjak, Slovenian composer, dies at 79
  • Dec 6 Hugues Cuénod, Swiss tenor and musical educator, dies at 108
  • Dec 9 James Moody, American jazz musician (b. 1925)
  • Dec 13 Enrique Morente, Spanish flamenco singer (b. 1942)
  • Dec 13 Stuart "Woolly" Wolstenholme, British keyboardist and vocalist (Barclay James Harvest), commits suicide at 63
  • Dec 17 Captain Beefheart [Don Van Vliet], American rock musician, complications from multiple sclerosis at 69
  • Dec 19 Trudy Pitts, American jazz organist, pianist, and vocalist (b. 1932)
  • Dec 20 Jean-Louis Martinet, French composer, dies at 98
  • Dec 24 Eino Tamberg, Estonian composer (Joanna tentata), dies at 80
  • Dec 26 Teena Marie, American singer and composer (b. 1956)
  • Dec 28 Agathe von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer (oldest von Trapp child), dies at 97
  • Dec 28 Billy Taylor, American jazz pianist (Birdland), orchestra leader (David Frost Show) and broadcaster (NPR), dies after a heart attack at 89 [1]
  • Dec 30 Bobby Farrell, Aruban singer (Boney M) (b. 1949)