This Day in Music for 19th March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 6 of 6

1859 - Opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premieres in Paris
1864 - Opera "Mireille" premieres in Paris
1870 - The opera "Guarany" premieres in Milan
1975 - "Dr Jazz" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 5 performances
1989 - Ice Dance Championship at Paris won by M Klimova & S Ponomarenko (USR)
1993 - Ice Dance Championship in Prague won by M Usova & A Zhulin (RUS)

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 46 of 46

1604 - Johan IV, composer/king of Portugal (1640-56)
1673 - Pedro Vaz Rego, composer
1715 - Charles-Joseph van Helmont, composer
1740 - Johann Georg Roser, composer
1740 - Joseph F Weigl, German/Austrian(?), violin cellist
1745 - Nicolas Sejan, composer
1752 - Jose Mauricio, composer
1767 - Leonhard von Call, composer
1785 - Pierre-Joseph-Guillaume Zimmermann, composer
1809 - Fredrik Pacius, composer
1816 - Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer
1847 - Constantin Dimitrescu, composer
1873 - Max Reger, Brand Bavaria, composer/pianist/prof (Leipzig Univ)
1879 - Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich)
1883 - Josef Matthias Hauer, composer
1892 - Robert Denzler, composer
1904 - Tadeusz Zygfryd Kassern, composer
1906 - Normand Lockwood, composer
1907 - Elizabeh LeFanu Maconochy, composer
1907 - Marc Vaubourgoin, composer
1912 - Russ Case, Hamburg Iowa, orchestra leader (Julius La Rosa Show)
1917 - Dino Lipatti, composer
1923 - Janine Dacosta, French pianist
1929 - Herman van San, composer
1929 - Robert Muczynski, composer
1930 - Bill Henderson, Chicago Illinois, jazz singer (Torpedo-Dreams)
1936 - Amancio D'Silva, musician
1936 - Birthe Wilke, Danish singer
1937 - Clarence "Frogman" Henry, musician (You Always Hurt the One You Love)
1942 - Jeff Neighbour, US bassist (Joy of Cooking)
1942 - Robin Luke, rocker (Susie Darlin')
1944 - Joseph Celli, composer
1944 - Myung-Wha Chung, Seoul Korea, cellist (Chung Sisters)
1946 - Paul Atkinson, rock guitarist (Zombies-Never Even Thought)
1946 - Ruth Pointer, singer (Pointer Sisters-I'm So Exicted)
1952 - Derek Longmuir, Edinburgh Scotland, rock drummer (Bay City Rollers)
1953 - Billy Sheehan, rocker (Mr Big-Lean Into It)
1953 - Ricky Wilson, Athens Ga, rock guitarist (B-52's-Love Shack)
1959 - Terry Hall, rocker (Colourfield-Animal Liberation)
1964 - Yoko Kanno, Japanese composer
1969 - Gary Jules, American singer and songwriter
1975 - Vivian Hsu, Taiwanese singer, actress and model
1975 - Brann Dailor, American drummer
1976 - , ch Lind - American drummer (Jimmy Eat World)
1980 - Mikuni Shimokawa, Japanese singer
1983 - Ana Rezende, Brazilian film director and musician (CSS)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 30 of 30

1782 - Adrien Trudo Sale, composer, dies at 59
1782 - Louis-Henry Paisible, composer, dies at 33
1796 - Stephen Storace, composer, dies at 33
1797 - Philip Hayes, composer, dies at 58
1811 - Frantisek Adam Mica, composer, dies at 65
1845 - George Augustus Kollmann, composer, dies at 56
1850 - Adalbert Gyrowetz, composer, dies at 87
1866 - Louis Clapisson, composer, dies at 57
1876 - Jozef Stefani, composer, dies at 75
1884 - Alfonse Charles Renaud de Vilback, composer, dies at 54
1893 - Karel Komzak, composer, dies at 69
1900 - Charles-Louis Hanon, French composer (b. 1819)
1905 - Makar Grigori Ekmalyan, composer, dies at 49
1913 - John Thomas, composer, dies at 87
1924 - Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/author, dies at 71
1943 - Vicente Ripolles, composer, dies at 75
1947 - Willem F J Pijper, Dutch composer/critic, dies at 52
1954 - Walter Braunfels, composer, dies at 71
1961 - Edric Cundell, composer, dies at 68
1969 - Theodor Schaefer, composer, dies at 65
1976 - George Sklavos, composer, dies at 87
1976 - Paul Kossoff, rock guitarist (Free), dies of heart failure at 25
1982 - Randy Rhoads, heavy metal guitarist (Ozzy Osbourne), air crash at 25
1990 - Andrew Wood, American singer (Mother Love Bone) (b. 1966)
1993 - Jeff Ward, drummer (9 Inch Nails), commits suicide at 30
1995 - Kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician, dies at 83
1996 - Christopher John Magenis Headington, musician, dies at 65
2007 - Luther Ingram, American soul singer and songwriter (b. 1937)
2009 - Ion Dol─ânescu, Romanian singer and politician (b. 1944)
2011 - Kym Bonython, Australian radio broadcaster, jazz musician, speedway promoter (b. 1920)

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