This Day in Music for 1st March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 6 of 6

1961 - Cellist Jacqueline du Prés debut in Wigmore Hall
1973 - Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens
1975 - 17th Grammy Awards: I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win
1980 - Patti Smith & MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit
1994 - 36th Grammy Awards: I Will Always Love You, Toni Braxton wins
1995 - 37th Grammy Awards: All I Want to Do, Streets of Phila, Sheryl Crow

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 59 of 59

1607 - Giovanni Francesco Milanta, composer
1690 - Conrad Johann Conrad Beissel, composer
1703 - Dieudonne Raick, composer
1709 - Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer
1711 - Peregrinus Pogl, composer
1771 - Armand-Emmanuel Trial, composer
1779 - Jacob Gottfried Weber, composer
1799 - Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer
1810 - Frederic Chopin, Zelazowa Wola, (baptismal records 22nd Feb) Polish/French pianist/composer (Concert in F Minor)
1820 - Richard Redhead, composer
1826 - John Thomas, composer
1832 - Friedrich Grutzmacher, composer
1841 - Romualdo Marenco, composer
1871 - Ben Harney, American composer and ragtime pianist (d. 1938)
1878 - Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont, composer
1882 - Ida Moore, Altoona Ks, actress (Mr Music, Ma & Pa Kettle at Waikiki)
1896 - Dimitri Mitropoulos, Athens Greece, conductor/composer
1900 - Donald Keith Falkner, singer
1904 - Glenn Miller, bandleader (Glenn Miller Orchestra-In the Mood)
Composer Frederic ChopinComposer Frederic Chopin (1810)
1909 - Richard de Guide, composer
1917 - Dinah Shore, Winchester Tenn, singer (See the USA in a Chevrolet)
1920 - Alfred Grant Goodman, composer
1927 - Harry Belafonte, Harlem NYC, calypso singer (Buck & the Preacher)
1927 - Lusine Amara, opera/concert singer
1929 - Sonny James, singer (Young Love, Running Bear)
1930 - Pierre Max Dubois, composer
1932 - Jacques Leduc, composer
1933 - Istvan Lang, composer
1934 - Jim "Ed" Brown, Sparkman Ark, country singer (Nashville on the Road)
1939 - Leo Brouwer, composer
1939 - Warren Davis, rocker (Monotones)
1940 - Ralph Towner, rocker (Oregon)
1942 - Jerry Fischer, rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
1942 - Peter Guber, producer (Flashdance)
1943 - Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
1944 - Mike D'Abo, rock vocalist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)
1944 - Roger Daltrey, English rocker/actor/producer (The Who-Tommy)
1946 - Tony Ashton, Blackburn England, rocker (Ashton, Gardner & Dyke)
1946 - Gerry Boulet, French-Canadian singer (d. 1990)
1948 - Burning Spear, [Winston Rodney], Jamaican reggae singer
1948 - Norman Connors, singer (You Are My Starship)
1949 - Sido Martens, Dutch guitarist/singer/mandolin player (Fungus)
1954 - Janis Gill, Torrance Cal, singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl)
1955 - Jimmy Fortune, Newport News Va, singer (Statler Bros-Class of '57)
1957 - Jon Carroll, Wash DC, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band-Afternoon Delight)
1958 - Nik Kershaw, singer/songwriter (Wouldn't it be Good)
1958 - Chosei Komatsu, Japanese conductor
1961 - Davis Daniel, Arlington Heights Ill, country singer
1962 - Bill Leen, rocker (Gin Blossoms)
1963 - Robert James Affuso, Newburgh NY, rock drummer (Skid Row-Psycho Love)
1963 - Thomas Anders, German singer (Modern Talking)
1963 - Dan Michaels, American musician and record producer
1964 - Jennifer McCarters, Sevierville Tn, singer (McCarters-The Gift)
1964 - Clinton Gregory, Martinsville, Virginia, American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter (Play, Ruby, Play)
1969 - Dafydd Ieuan, Welsh drummer (Super Furry Animals)
1983 - Elan Sara DeFan, Mexican singer-songwriter
1987 - Sammie Bush, Boyton Beach Florida, American R&B singer ("I Like It")
1989 - Sonya Kitchell, American singer
Pop Star Justin BieberPop Star Justin Bieber (1994)
1994 - Justin Bieber, London Ontario, Canadian pop singer (Baby, One Time)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 28 of 28

1619 - Thomas Campion, English physician/composer/poet (Poemata), dies at 53
1643 - Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian composer/organist, dies at 59
1693 - Benedict Schultheiss, composer, dies at 39
1771 - Isfrid Kayser, composer, dies at 58
1777 - Georg Christoph Wagenzeil, Austria (court) composer/pianist, dies at 62
1788 - Orazio Mei, composer, dies at 56
1797 - Juan Manuel Olivares, composer, dies at 36
1804 - Wolfgang Nicolaus Haueisen, composer, dies at 63
1817 - Luigi Gatti, composer, dies at 77
1859 - Josef Theodor Krov, composer, dies at 61
1914 - Tor Bernhard Vilhelm Aulin, composer, dies at 47
1918 - Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer, dies at 64
1928 - Albert Herbert Brewer, composer, dies at 62
1928 - Jacob Adolf Hagg, composer, dies at 77
1932 - Frank Teschemacher, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1906)
1964 - Sergius Kagen, composer, dies at 54
1965 - Boleslav Vomacka, composer, dies at 77
1970 - Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (b. 1894)
1972 - Victor Babin, composer, dies at 63
1974 - Bobby Timmons, American jazz pianist (b. 1935)
1976 - Jean Martinon, French conductor/composer, dies at 66
1980 - John Jacob Niles, composer, dies at 87
1985 - Eugene List, US concert pianist, dies at 66
1991 - Scott Huston, composer, dies at 74
1994 - Timothy Andrew James Souster, composer Musician, dies at 51
1994 - Walter Kent, US composer (I'll Be Home for Christmas), dies at 82
2000 - Dennis Danell, American guitarist (Social Distortion) (b. 1961)
2006 - Johnny Jackson, American musician (b. 1951)

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