This Day in Music for 26th March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 2 of 2

1824 - 1st performance of Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis"
1986 - Geffen records signs Guns & Roses

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 62 of 62

1671 - Giacomo Cesare Predieri, composer
1684 - Johann Graf, composer
1717 - Manuel Jeronimo Romero de Avila, composer
1758 - Johann Daniel Ferstenberg, composer
1783 - Johann Baptist Weigl, composer
1806 - Josef Slavik, composer
1819 - Francisco Eduardo da Costa, composer
1827 - Emanuel Kania, composer
1830 - John Rogers Thomas, composer
1840 - Carli Zoeller, composer
1854 - Braulio Dueno Colon, composer
1859 - Nikolay Alexandrovich Sokolov, composer
1862 - George William Louis Marshall-Hall, composer
1874 - Oskar Nedbal, composer
1884 - Wilhelm Backhaus, Leipzig Germany, pianist (Rubinstein 1905)
1885 - Julius Harrison, composer
1889 - Vaclav Kapral, composer
1894 - Viorica Ursuleac, Romanian soprano (d. 1985)
1896 - Richard Flury, composer
1898 - Renzo Massarani, composer
1898 - Charles Shadwell, English conductor and bandleader (d. 1979)
1899 - William Baines, composer
1900 - Isadore Freed, composer
1904 - Hermann Schroeder, composer
1905 - Pablo Garrido, composer
1907 - Leigh Harline, composer
1907 - Louis Saguer, composer
1908 - Hank Sylvern, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Jane Froman's USA Canteen)
1909 - Chris[tiaan R] Reumer, Dutch opera singer
1916 - Vic Schoen, Brooklyn New York, American orchestra leader (Patti Page Olds Show)
1917 - Rufus Thomas, Miss, singer (Walking the Dog)
1921 - Joe Loco, [Jose Esteves, Jr], musician
1925 - Claudio Spies, composer
1925 - Pierre Boulez, Montbrison France, composer/conductor (Visage Nuptial)
1928 - Carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men)
1929 - Maurice Simon, jazz musician
1930 - Cristobal Halffter, composer
1936 - Erich Urbanner, composer
1936 - Fred Paris, rocker (Five Satins)
1940 - Rod Lauren, rocker (If I Had a Girl)
1944 - Diana Ross, [Earle], Detroit, (Supremes, Lady Sings Blues, Mahogany)
1947 - Carmen Krolis, Suriname/Neth singer
1948 - Kyung-Wha Chung, Seoul Korea, violinist (Chung Sisters)
1948 - Richard Tandy, rock bassist (ELO)
1948 - Steven Tyler, NYC, rock vocalist (Aerosmith-Janie Got a Gun)
1949 - Fran Sheehan, Boston Mass, American rock bassist (Boston-More than a Feeling)
1950 - Ronnie McDowell, Fountain Head Tn, country singer (King is Gone)
1950 - Teddy Pendergrass, Phila, singer (Turn Off the Lights)
1950 - Alan Silvestri, American film score composer
1953 - Michael Bonagura, Newark NJ, country singer (Baille & Boys-Oh Heart)
1955 - Dean Dillon, Lake City TN, country singer (Chair)
1956 - Charly McClain, Jackson Tn, country singer (Radio Heart)
1962 - Richard Coles, Northampton England, musician (Communards-Don't Leave Me This Way)
1964 - Baz Warne, English Guitarist (The Stranglers)
1968 - Kenny Chesney, American singer
1968 - James Iha, American musician (The Smashing Pumpkins and A Perfect Circle)
1974 - Hakeem Abdul-samad, rocker (Boys)
1979 - Hiromi Uehara, Japanese jazz pianist
1980 - Son Ho Young, Korean singer
1981 - Jay Sean, British Asian R&B singer
1984 - Stéphanie Lapointe, French-Canadian singer
1987 - Yui, Japanese musician

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 26 of 26

1517 - Heinrich Isaac, Flemish composer
1566 - Antonio de Cabezon, composer, dies
1713 - Pal Esterhazy, composer, dies at 77
1736 - Georg Balthasar Schott, composer, dies at 49
1809 - Gabriele Mario Piozzi, composer, dies at 68
1820 - Jean-Etienne Despreaux, composer, dies at 71
1827 - Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer (Appassionata), dies at 56
1837 - Joseph Lincke, composer, dies at 53
1880 - Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, composer, dies at 62
1892 - Anton Wallerstein, composer, dies at 78
1909 - Nikolai Arkas, composer, dies at 56
1918 - Caesar A Cui, Lithuanian fort builder/composer, dies at 83
1924 - Augusto de Oliviera Machado, composer, dies at 78
1932 - Jean Cartan, composer, dies at 25
1933 - Eddie Lang, American musician (b. 1902)
1953 - Albert Spalding, composer, dies at 64
1956 - Thomas Alexandrovich de Hartmann, composer, dies at 70
1973 - Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/musicologist, dies at 67
1980 - Jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), dies from drugs at 32
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1987 - Eugen Jochum, German conductor (b. 1902)
1994 - Jan Bor, Dutch violinist/painter, dies at 83
1995 - Rapper-E (Eazy Eric Wright), dies at 31
2002 - Randy Castillo, American drummer (Ozzy Osbourne, Mötley Crüe) (b. 1950)
2004 - Jan Berry, American musician (Jan and Dean) (b. 1941)
2005 - Paul Hester, Australian drummer (Split Enz and Crowded House) (b. 1959)
2006 - Nikki Sudden, British singer/songwriter (b. 1956)

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