This Day in Music for 21st March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 8 of 8

1826 - Beethoven's Quartet #13 in B flat major (Op 130) premiered in Vienna
1948 - "Stop the Music" with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio
1961 - Beatles' 1st appearance at the Cavern Club
1963 - David Hendon & Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London
1964 - Beatles' "She Loves You" single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks
1968 - Hill, Hawkins & Coghill's musical premieres in London
1988 - 23rd Academy of Country Music Awards: Randy Travis & Hank Williams Jr
1997 - Ice Dance won by Oksana Grishuk & Evgeny Platov (Rus)

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 52 of 52

1527 - Hermann Finck, composer
1624 - Francois Roberday, composer
1642 - Georg Schmezer, composer
1708 - Caspar Ruetz, composer
1716 - Josef Ferdinand Norbert Seger, composer
1779 - Alexis Garaude, composer
1820 - Frank Mori, composer
1836 - Jesus Monasterio, composer
1839 - Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Karevo, Russian composer (Boris Gudunov, Night on Bald Mt) [NS]
1863 - Hugo Kaun, composer
1878 - Thurlow Weed Lieurance, composer
1881 - Hermann Sandby, composer
1883 - Jules van Nuffel, composer
1895 - Zlatko Baloković, Croatian violinist (d. 1955)
1900 - Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor
1902 - Eddie James "Son" House, folk blues musician (Delta Blues)
1904 - Nikolaos Skalkottas, composer
1908 - Maurice Stans, rocker
1914 - Paul Tortelier, composer
1920 - Bruno Maderna, composer [or Apr 21]
1920 - Georg Ots, Estonian singer (d. 1975)
1920 - Manolis Chiotis, Greek bouzouki virtuoso and song writer (d. 1970)
1921 - Antony Hopkins, composer
1921 - Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist
1923 - Mort Lindsey, Newark NJ, orchestra leader (Merv Griffin Show)
1924 - Karl Heinz Fussl, composer
1928 - Evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer
1932 - Joseph Silverstein, Detroit Mich, violinist (Denver Symphony Orch)
1936 - Marek Stachowski, composer
1940 - Solomon Burke, American singer
1943 - Vivian Stanshall, songwriter/comic
1943 - Hartmut Haenchen, German conductor
1944 - Henrik Colding-Jorgensen, composer
1944 - Jamary Oliveira, composer
1945 - Rosemary Stone, vocalist/pianist (Sly & Family Stone-Everyday People)
1945 - Vernon Guy, US gospel singer (Cool Sounds, Sharpees)
1946 - Ray Dorset, rocker (Cold Blue Excursion)
1949 - Eddie Money, [Mahoney], Bkln, singer/guitarist (Take Me Home Tonight)
1950 - Peter Banks, rocker (Yes), (d. 2013)
1950 - Roger Hodgson, rock vocalist (Supertramp-It's Raining Again)
1951 - Russell Thompkins Jr, US soul singer (Stylistics-Sing Baby Sing)
1952 - Chris O'Connell, rocker
1953 - Shotgun Johnson [Robert], rock drummer (KC & the Sunshine Band-Give it Up)
1959 - Sarah Jane Morris, English Singer
1959 - Nobuo Uematsu, Japanese composer
1960 - Guy Chadwick, English singer/songwriter (House of Love)
1960 - Robert Sweet, American drummer
1963 - Sharon June Howe Pederson, Glencoe Mn, rocker (Vixen-Rev It Up)
1967 - Jonas "Joker" Berggren, Swedish musician (Ace of Base)
1978 - Kevin Federline, American dancer/hip hop artist
1980 - Deryck Whibley, Canadian guitarist and singer (Sum41)
1990 - Mandy Capristo, German Singer (Monrose)

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 21 of 21

1654 - Johann Neukrantz, composer, dies at 51
1734 - Gunther Jacob Wenceslaus, composer, dies at 48
1793 - Johann Michael Schmidt, composer, dies at 51
1801 - Andrea Lucchesi, composer, dies at 59
1894 - Jacob Rosenhaim, composer, dies at 80
1934 - Franz Schreker, Austrian composer, dies after suffering from a stroke at 55
1936 - Alexander Konstantinovich Glazunov, composer (Chopiniana), dies at 70
1939 - Evald Aav, composer, dies at 39
1954 - Harry Lawrence Freeman, composer, dies at 84
1970 - Manolis Chiotis, Greek songwriter and musician (b. 1920)
1973 - Antoni Szalowski, composer, dies at 65
1975 - Berend Giltay, composer, dies at 64
1980 - Gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75
1985 - Salvador Ley, composer, dies at 78
1987 - Robert Preston, actor (Harold Hill-Music Man), dies at 68
1992 - Natalie Sleeth, American composer (b. 1930)
2004 - Ludmilla Tchérina, French ballet dancer and actress (b. 1924)
2005 - Bobby Short, American singer (b. 1924)
2010 - Wolfgang Wagner, German opera director (b. 1919)
2011 - Loleatta Holloway, American singer (b. 1946)
2011 - Pinetop Perkins, Member of the Blues Hall of Fame (b. 1913)

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