This Day in Music for 22nd March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 4 of 4

1928 - Noel Coward's musical "This Year of Grace" premieres in London
1956 - Musical "Mr Wonderful" with Sammy Davis Jr premieres in NYC
1963 - Beatles release 1st album, "Please Please Me"
1975 - "Dr Jazz" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 5 performances

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 45 of 45

1700 - Giuseppe Sellitto, composer
1728 - Giacomo Insanguine, composer
1752 - Johann Georg Joseph Spangler, composer
1842 - Carl A N Rosa, German violinist/composer
1842 - Mykola Vytal'yevich Lysenko, composer
1865 - Theophile Ysaye, composer
1868 - Hamish MacCunn, composer
1885 - Adriano Lualdi, composer
1885 - Jakabs Medins, composer
1905 - Carlo Alberto Pizzini, composer
1909 - Jack Popplewell, composer/playwright
1916 - George Wyle, NYC, orchestra leader (Jerry Lewis Show, Flip Wilson Show)
1918 - Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer
1920 - Fanny Waterman, concert pianist & teacher
1930 - Stephen Sondheim, NYC, lyricist (West Side Story, Company)
1936 - Roger Whittaker, Nairobi Kenya, country singer (Durham Town)
1937 - Jon Hassell, composer
1937 - Angelo Badalamenti, American composer
1940 - Jorge Ben Jor, Brazilian musician
1942 - Jon Arthur English, composer
1943 - George Benson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, American jazz/blues singer/guitarist (Greatest Love of All)
1943 - Joseph Schwantner, composer
1943 - Keith Reif, England, rocker (Yardbirds-For Your Love, Renaissance)
1944 - Jeremy Clyde, rocker
1944 - T S "Tony" McPhee, rocker (Sad Go Round)
1945 - Charles "Chuck" Jackson, US singer (Playboy, Independents)
1945 - Jeremy Clyde, England, rocker (Chad & Jeremy-Yesterday's Gone)
1946 - Serge, [Ruud Schaap], Dutch singer/guitarist (Saskia & Serge)
1947 - Harry Vanda, [Vandenberg], Hague Neth, rock guitarist (Easybeats)
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1948 - Andrew Lloyd Webber, London, composer (Phantom of the Opera, Cats)
1948 - Randy Hobbs, rocker (Johnny Winter Band, McCoys)
1951 - Howard Reitzes, Southgate Ca, rocker (Iron Butterfly)
1952 - Jay Dee Daugherty, American drummer
1957 - Stephanie Mills, singer/actress (Wiz)
1958 - Pete Wylie, Liverpool, rocker (Sinful)
1959 - Avraham Fried, Orthodox Jewish Musician
1960 - Laurie Sargent, rock vocalist (Face To Face)
1963 - Suzanne Sulley, Sheffield S Yorks, rocker (Human Leauge-Human)
1968 - Euronymous, Norwegian black metal musician (d. 1993)
1970 - Andreas Johnson, Swedish singer
1973 - Beverley Knight, English singer
1979 - Aaron North, American musician
1980 - Pamela O'Connor, Scottish ice dancer
1980 - Shannon Bex, American singer (Danity Kane)
1981 - MIMS, American rapper

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 18 of 18

1687 - Jean-Baptiste Lully, Paris, French baroque composer (b. 1632)
1758 - Richard Leveridge, English bass and composer (b. 1670)
1796 - Gaspare Gabellone, composer, dies at 68
1798 - Justin Morgan, composer, dies at 51
1824 - Johann Melchior Dreyer, composer, dies at 76
1845 - Franz Joseph Volkert, composer, dies at 67
1867 - Ferdinando Giorgetti, composer, dies at 70
1906 - Martin Wegelius, Finnish musicologist/composer, dies at 59
1909 - Gyula Erkel, composer, dies at 66
1929 - Anton Beer-Walbrun, composer, dies at 64
1951 - J Willem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor (Mattheus Passion), dies at 79
1952 - Uncle Dave Macon, American musician (b. 1870)
1986 - Mark Dinning, American singer (b. 1933)
1991 - Dave Guard, American folk singer (The Kingston Trio) (b. 1934)
1993 - Gret Palucca, German dancer/choreographer (Entartet), dies at 91
1994 - Dan Hartman, American singer-songwriter (Love Sensation), dies of an AIDS-related brain tumor at 43
1996 - Don Murray, American musician (The Turtles) (b. 1945)
2008 - Cachao López, Cuban mambo musician (b. 1918)

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