This Day in Music for 25th March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 9 of 7

1939 - Billboard Magazine introduces hillbilly (country) music chart
1966 - Beatles pose with mutilated dolls & butchered meat for the cover of the "Yesterday & Today" album, It is later pulled
1973 - 27th Tony Awards: That Championship Season & Little Night Music win
1991 - 63rd Academy Awards - "Dance with Wolves", Kathy Bates & Jeremy Irons win
1991 - 63rd Academy Awards - "Dance with Wolves", Kathy Bates & Jeremy Irons win
1996 - Ice Dance Championship at Edmonton won by Gritshuk & Platov (RUS)
1997 - "Barrymore" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 240 performances
1999 - 13th Soul Train Music Awards: Luther Vandross, R. Kelly & Lauryn Hill win
1999 - 13th Soul Train Music Awards: Luther Vandross, R. Kelly & Lauryn Hill win

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 48 of 48

1495 - Leonhard Paminger, composer
1532 - Pietro Pontio, composer
1688 - Johann Gotthilf Ziegler, composer
1699 - Johann Adolf Hasse, composer
1702 - Christian Gottlieb Ziegler, composer
1713 - Jean-Baptiste Canavas, composer
1745 - Nicolas Etienne Framery, composer
1762 - Francesco Giuseppi Pollini, composer
1769 - Salvatore Vigano, composer
1770 - Carl Friedrich Ebers, composer
1867 - Arturo Toscanini, Parma Italy, temperamental conductor (NBC)
1878 - Theodore Samuel Holland, composer
1879 - Otakar Zich, composer
1881 - Béla Bartok, Hungary, composer/pianist (Concerto for Orchestra)
1882 - Haydn Wood, composer
1894 - Erik William Gustav Leidzen, composer
1902 - Sten Broman, composer
1903 - Frankie Carle, Providence RI, orchestra leader (Golden Touch)
1909 - Jay Blackton, NYC, conductor/arranger (Guys & Dolls)
1910 - Mario Peragallo, Italian composer
1910 - Magda Olivero, Italian soprano
1916 - Nikolay Ivanovich Peyko, composer
1923 - Bonnie Guitar, American singer
1924 - Julia Perry, Lexington, Kentucky, African-American composer (Cask of Amontillado)
1930 - David Russell Burge, composer
1931 - Paul Motian, American jazz drummer and composer
1934 - Johnny Burnette, Memphis, guitarist (Trains Kept A-Rollin, You're 16)
1936 - Lawrence Bernard "Larry" Gales, bassist
1940 - Anita Bryant, Barnsdall Oklahoma, singer (George Gobel Show) and anti-homosexuality campaigner
1942 - Aretha Franklin, Memphis Tenn, Soul Sister #1/singer (Respect)
1943 - Ronald Jeffers, composer
Singer Elton JohnSinger Elton John (1947)
1947 - Elton John, [Reginald Kenneth Dwight], England, singer (Rocketman)
1948 - Kelly Garrett, actress/singer (Holdin)
1948 - Michael Stanley, Cleveland OH, rocker (Michael Stanley Band)
1949 - Neil Jones, musician (Bend Me Shape Me)
1950 - Chuck Greenberg, American musician (Shadowfax) (d. 1995)
1951 - Bob Pelander, rock keyboardist/vocalist (Michael Stanley Band)
1951 - Maisie Williams, Montserrat, rock vocalist (Boney M)
1966 - Jeff Healey, Canada, blind pop guitarist (See the Light)
1969 - Cathy Dennis, English singer, songwriter, and actress
1973 - Anders Fridén, Swedish singer (In Flames)
1975 - Melanie Blatt, British singer (All Saints)
1976 - Juvenile, American rapper
1976 - Baek Ji Young, South Korean singer
1980 - Joe King, Guitarist and Co-Founder for the band The Fray
1982 - Sergey Yakovlev, russian musical artist and painter
1984 - Katharine McPhee, American singer/actress
1989 - Alyson Michalka, American actress/singer

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 24 of 24

1620 - Johannes Nucius, German composer
1738 - Turlough O'Carolan, Irish harper and composer (b. 1670)
1766 - Johannes Ritschel, composer, dies at 26
1799 - Constantin Reindl, composer, dies at 60
1823 - Coelestin Jungbauer, composer, dies at 75
1852 - Alexis Garaude, composer, dies at 73
1880 - Joseph Rummel, composer, dies at 61
1909 - Ruperto Chapi y Lorente, composer, dies at 57
1918 - Claude Debussy, French composer (Iberia/La mer), dies in Paris at 55
1940 - Ion Nonna Otescu, composer, dies at 51
1956 - George Luther Foote, composer, dies at 70
1957 - Fud Livingston, composer, dies at 50
1958 - Emerson Whithorne, composer, dies at 73
1958 - Tom Brown, American musician (b. 1888)
1959 - Billy Mayerl, composer, dies at 56
1965 - Giorgio Federico Ghedini, composer, dies at 72
1967 - Renato Cellini, Italian conductor (b.c.1913)
1969 - Billy Cotton, British bandleader & entertainer (b. 1889)
1979 - Anton Heiller, composer, dies at 55
Composer Claude DebussyComposer Claude Debussy (1918)
1980 - Walter Susskind, Czech conductor (b. 1913)
1991 - Eileen Joyce, pianist, dies at 78
1991 - Lee Donn, pianist, dies of stroke at 96
2006 - Rocío Dúrcal, Spanish singer and actress (b. 1944)
2006 - Buck Owens, American singer and television personality (b. 1929)

<< 24th March

26th March >>


Search the Today in Music Archives

Day  Month  Year  Type

Keyword(s)