This Day in Music for 13th March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 10 of 10

1797 - Cherubini's opera "Medée" premieres in Paris
1911 - Ivan Caryll's musical "Pink Lady" premieres in NYC
1928 - Rudolph Friml's musical "Three Musketeers" premieres in NYC
1963 - Hindemith & Wilder's opera "Long Christmas Dinner" premieres in NYC
1965 - Beatles' "Eight Days a Week" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
1965 - Jeff Beck replaces Eric Clapton of the Yardbirds
1968 - Beatles release "Lady Madonna" in the UK
1982 - Ice Dance Championship at Copenhagen won by Torvill & Dean (GRB)
1987 - Ice Dance Championship at Cincinnati won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)
1995 - 9th Soul Train Music Awards: Boyz II Men, Anita Baker win

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 48 of 48

1700 - James Kent, composer
1700 - Michel Blavet, composer
1712 - Isfrid Kayser, composer
1746 - Maurus Haberhauer, composer
1767 - Heinrich Domnich, composer
1779 - Oliver Shaw, composer
1832 - Alberto Randegger, composer
1850 - Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, composer
1860 - Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer (d. 1903)
1862 - Vasily Mikhaylovich Metallov, composer
1883 - Enrico Toselli, composer
1886 - Henri D Gagnebin, Swiss organist
1887 - Carlos Isamitt, composer
1890 - Michael Taube, composer
1890 - Fritz Busch, German conductor (d. 1951)
1892 - Alec Rowley, composer
1899 - Pancho Vladigerov, composer
1908 - Helen Sinclair Glatz, musician
1910 - Sammy Kaye, Rocky River Ohio, orchestra leader (Sammy Kaye Show)
1911 - Jose Ardevol, composer
1912 - Ernst Hess, composer
1912 - Igor Youskevitch, dancer
1913 - Sammy Kaye, saxophonist (Swing & Sway with Sammy Kaye)
1914 - Carl-Olof Anderberg, composer
1917 - Ina Ray Hutton, Chicago Ill, orchestra leader (Ina Ray Hutton Show)
1925 - Anthony Milner, composer
1925 - Roy Haynes, US jazz drummer (Trio Music with Chick Corea)
1929 - Will Eisma, composer
1930 - Jan Howard, American singer
1931 - Rosalind Elias, Lowell Mass, mezzo-soprano (Grimgerde-Die Walkuere)
1933 - Mike Stoller, composer (Lieber & Stoller-Hound Dog, Charlie Brown)
1938 - Hans-Joachim Hespos, composer
1938 - Jean-Claude Risset, composer
1938 - Erma Franklin, American singer (d. 2002)
1939 - Neil Sedaka, Brooklyn New York, American singer/songwriter (Breaking Up is Hard to Do)
1947 - Lesley Collier, British ballet dancer
1947 - Beat Richner, Swiss physician and cellist
1949 - Julia Migenes, American soprano
1950 - Steve Hill, country vocalist (A Winning Hand)
1952 - Wolfgang Hihm, composer
1959 - Ronnie Rogers, guitarist (T'Pau-Heart & Soul)
1960 - Adam Clayton, Oxfordshire, rock bassist (U2-I Will Follow)
1973 - David Draiman, American musician and songwriter (Disturbed)
1976 - James Dewees, musician
1977 - Ed Sloan, American musician (Crossfade)
1978 - Karina Smirnoff, Ukrainian dancer
1979 - Spanky G, American musician (Bloodhound Gang)
1980 - Lee Jung-hyun, South Korean pop singer and actress

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 23 of 23

1716 - Georg Gabriel Schutz, composer, dies at 46
1756 - Johann Melchior Conradi, composer, dies at 81
1817 - Matej Sojka, composer, dies at 77
1839 - Robert Gallenberg, composer, dies at 55
1890 - Henry Wylde, composer, dies at 67
1918 - Karel Stecker, composer, dies at 57
1934 - Fritz Cortolezis, composer, dies at 56
1945 - Herbert Bedford, composer, dies at 78
1946 - Thomas Frederick Dunhill, composer, dies at 69
1970 - Rick Besoyan, composer, dies at 45
1971 - Piero Coppola, composer, dies at 82
1978 - David McKinley Williams, composer, dies at 91
1980 - Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer, dies at 61
1982 - Albert Weisser, composer, dies at 64
1987 - Finn Videro, composer, dies at 80
1987 - Gerald Moore, England, pianist (Am I Too Loud), dies at 87
1990 - Karl Münchinger, German conductor (b. 1915)
1991 - Jimmy McPartland, US, jazz cornetist, dies
1992 - Clarence Wright, singer, dies at 84
1994 - Danny Barker, US banjo player/guitarist (Bourbon St Black), dies at 85
1995 - Lorraine Macleod, dancer (Girls Just Want to Have Fun), dies at 65
1999 - Bidu Sayão, Brazilian born soprano (b. 1902)
2011 - Owsley Stanley, Sound Engineer for The Grateful Dead and renowned LSD manufacturer (b. 1935)

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