This Day in Music for 24th March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 3 of 3

1721 - Johann Sebastian Bach opens his Brandenburgse Concerts
1980 - Capitol Records releases some rare Beatles tracks
1987 - 1st Soul Train Music Awards: Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross win

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 33 of 33

1494 - Georgius Agricola, Germany, mineralogist (De Re Metallica)
1714 - Carlo Giovanni Testori, composer
1732 - Gian Francesco de Majo, composer
1740 - John Antes, composer
1749 - Bernard Jumentier, composer
1762 - Marcos Antonio da Fonseca, Portugal, opera composer (Portogallo)
1808 - Maria Malibran, Spanish-French singer (d. 1836)
1817 - Aime Maillart, composer
1884 - Gino Marinuzzi, composer
1895 - Arthur Murray, dancer (Arthur Murray's Dance Party)
1900 - June [Algeria Junius] Clark, musician trumpet
1906 - Klavdiya Shulzhenko, Soviet singer (d. 1984)
1910 - Jacques Chailley, composer
1922 - Dave Appell, singer/musician/songwriter (In the Midnight Hour)
1927 - Janos Decsenyi, composer
1928 - Byron "Yanks" Janis, McKeesport Pa, pianist (NBC Symphony Orch)
1933 - David Harries, composer
1936 - Fredrick Kaufmamn, composer
1937 - Billy Stewart, US R&B singer (I Do Love You)
1938 - Holger Czukay, German musician (Can)
1946 - Klaus Dinger, German musician (Neu!, Kraftwerk)
1947 - Mike Kellie, rock drummer (Spooky Tooth-It's All About)
1947 - Paul McCandless, rocker (Torches on the Lake)
1947 - Meiko Kaji, Japanese singer and actress
1949 - Steve Lang, Montreal Canada, rock bassist (April Wine)
1949 - Nick Lowe, England, rock vocalist (Rockpile-Cruel to be Kind)
1951 - Dougie Thompson, rocker (Supertramp-Bloody Well Right)
1960 - Nena, German pop singer
1962 - Angèle Dubeau, Canadian violinist
1974 - Chad Butler, American drummer (Switchfoot)
1975 - Krisdayanti, Indonesian singer, actress and diva
1977 - Corneille, Canadian-Rwandan singer
1982 - Nivea, American singer

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 20 of 20

1631 - Philipp Dulichius, composer, dies at 68
1654 - Samuel Scheidt, German composer (Concertus sacri), dies at 66
1755 - Theodor Christleib Reinhold, composer, dies at 72
1825 - Giovanni Domenico Perotti, composer, dies at 64
1838 - Thomas Attwood, composer, dies at 72
1878 - Albin Masek, composer, dies at 73
1894 - Robert Prescott Stewart, composer, dies at 68
1916 - Enrique y Campina Granados, Sp opera composer (Goyescas), drowns at 48
1918 - Theophile Ysaye, composer, dies at 53
1921 - Deodat de Severac, composer, dies at 48
1946 - Gustaf Heintze, composer, dies at 66
1962 - Jean Goldkette, Greek-born musician (b. 1899)
1967 - Marc Lavry, composer, dies at 63
1975 - Oscar Rasbach, composer, dies at 86
1977 - Saburo Moroi, composer, dies at 73
1994 - Tommy Benford, jazz drummer, dies at 88
1995 - Joey Long, blues/cajun guitarist, dies at 62
1996 - Maria Lucia Beltran Alcayaga, singer, dies at 66
2008 - Chalmers "Spanky" Alford‎, American guitarist (b. 1955)
2010 - Johnny Maestro, American singer (b. 1939)

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