This Day in Music for 14th March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 6 of 6

1885 - Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera "Mikado" premieres in London
1971 - Rolling Stones left England for France to escape taxes
1971 - The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes
1980 - Ice Dance Championship at Dortmund West Germany won by Regoczy & Sallay
1990 - 4th Soul Train Music Awards: Soul II Soul, Janet Jackson win
1991 - Ice Dance Championship at Munich won by Isabel & Phil Duchesnay (FRA)

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 45 of 45

1623 - Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer
1681 - Georg Philipp Telemann, Magdeburg Germany, late baroque composer
1726 - Josef Antonin Stepan, composer
1727 - Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, composer
1755 - Pierre-Louis Couperin, composer
1795 - Rubert Lucas Pearsall, composer
1804 - Johann Strauss, the Elder, Viennese violinist and composer (Radetzky March) (d. 1849)
1815 - Josephine Lang, composer
1826 - William Fisk Sherwin, composer
1831 - Leon Leopold Lewandoski, composer
1835 - Manuel Fernandez Caballero, composer
1875 - Norman Houstoun O'Neill, composer
1883 - Juan Manen, composer
1884 - Winter Haynes Watts, composer
1887 - Lawrence Collingwood, composer
1894 - Josef Schelb, composer
1906 - Ulvi Cemal Erkin, composer
1908 - Nikolay Petrovich Rakov, composer
1912 - Les Brown, Reinerton Pa, American bandleader (d. 2001)
1913 - Witold Rudzinski, composer
1914 - Jiri Reinberger, composer
1914 - Lee Elhardt Hays, American folksinger (d. 1981)
1915 - Alexander Brott, composer
1915 - Carlos Surinach, Barcelona Spain, composer (Monte Carlo) [NS]
1919 - Luther Henderson Jr, KC Mo, orchestra leader (Polly Bergen Show)
1922 - Les Baxter, US, singer/orchestra leader/composer (Born Again)
1926 - Francois d'Assise Morel, composer
1930 - Dieter Schnebel, German vicar/composer
1931 - Phil Phillips [Baptiste], rock vocalist (Sea Of Love)
Composer & Singer Quincy Jones JrComposer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr (1933)
1933 - Quincy Jones Jr, Chicago Ill, composer/singer (We Are The World)
1934 - Shirley Scott, swing/blues organist (with Stanley Turrentine)
1935 - Jo van den Booren, composer
1939 - Stavros Xarhakos, Greek composer
1943 - Jim Pons, Santa Monica CA, bassist (Turtles, Mothers of Invention)
1945 - Herman[us J] van Veen, Neth, cabaretier/singer/composer/writer
1945 - Michael Martin Murphey, Dallas Tx, country singer (Wildfire)
1945 - Walt Parazaider, Chicago Ill, rock saxophonist (Chicago)
1947 - Jimmy O'Rourke, rocker
1954 - Adrian Zmed, Chicago Ill, actor (TJ Hooker, Dance Fever)
1954 - Jann Browne, country singer (Mexican Wind)
1955 - Boon Gould, rock guitarist (Level 42-Hot Water)
1959 - Patrick Dupond, Paris, dancer (La Bayadere)
1981 - Mei-Ting Sun, Chinese-born pianist
1983 - Jordan Taylor Hanson, Tulsa OK, singer (Hansons-MMMMbop)
1985 - Idaira, Spanish singer

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 15 of 15

1760 - Anton Filtz, composer, dies at 26
1768 - Vigilio Blasio Faitello, composer, dies at 58
1801 - Christian Friedrich Penzel, composer, dies at 63
1861 - Abraham Louis Niedermeyer, composer, dies at 58
1944 - Pavel Grigor'yevich, composer, dies at 66
1954 - Ludomir Michal Rogowski, composer, dies at 72
1958 - Eugeen Van de Velde, Flemish musicologist/critic/composer, dies at 64
1973 - Rafael Godoy, Colombian composer (b. 1907)
1982 - Kirill Vladimirovich Molchanov, composer, dies at 59
1986 - Benno Ammann, composer, dies at 81
1986 - Jozef Kresanek, composer, dies at 73
1991 - Howard Ashman, song writer (Under the Sea), dies of AIDs at 40
1991 - Jerome "Doc" Pomus, lyricist (Save Last Dance for Me), dies at 65
1995 - Gerard Thomas Victory, composer, dies at 73
2009 - Alain Bashung, French singer, songwriter, comedian and actor. (b. 1947)

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