This Day in Music for 27th March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 7 of 7

1910 - Fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, killed 312
1950 - Jazz pianist, Erroll Garner's solo concert (Cleve OH)
1973 - Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead) stopped for speeding & LSD possession
1980 - "Reggae" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 21 performances
1988 - Ice Dance Championship at Budapest won by Bestemianova & Bukin (URS)
1994 - Ice Dance Championship at Chiba Japan won by Gritschuk & Platov (RUS)
1996 - "State Fair" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 118 performances

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 50 of 50

1416 - Antonio Squarcialupi, composer
1702 - Johann Ernst Eberlin, composer
1710 - Joseph Marie Clement dall' Abaco, composer
1746 - Augustin Ullinger, composer
1757 - Richard John Samuel Stevens, composer
1760 - Ishmail Spicer, composer
1760 - MJ Auguste Vestrius, French ballet dancers
1772 - Giovanni Liverati, composer
1816 - George Elvey, composer
1818 - Jakob Axel Josephson, composer
1851 - Ruperto Chapi y Lorente, composer
1851 - Vincent d'Indy, French composer and teacher (d. 1931)
1858 - Peter Christian Lutkin, composer
1867 - Edyth Walker, US singer
1868 - Patty Smith Hill, author/songwriter (Happy Birthday To You)
1883 - Jan Kunc, composer
1892 - Ferde (Ferdinand Rudolf von) Grofe, NY, composer
1901 - Albert Henneberg, composer
1906 - Pee Wee Russell, American musician (d. 1969)
1909 - Ben[jamin F] Webster, US tenor saxophonist
1912 - Reuel Lahmer, composer
1912 - Robert Watson Hughes, composer
1913 - Godfrey Turner, composer
1914 - Snooky Lanson, Memphis Tn, singer (Your Hit Parade, 5 Star Jubilee)
1920 - Richard Hayman, bandleader/conductor/pianist (Theme of 3 Penny Opera)
1921 - Harold Nicholas, American dancer (d. 2000)
1924 - Sarah L Vaughan, Newark NJ, jazz scat singer (Broken Hearted Melody)
1925 - Robert Cohan, artistic director (Contemporary Dance Trust)
1927 - Mstislav Leopold Rostropovich, Baku USSR, cellist/conductor
1930 - Richard Hayman, Cambridge Massachusetts, orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show)
1931 - Burt Collins, trumpeter
1931 - Yoriaki Matsudaira, composer
1934 - Arthur Mitchell, choreographer (Dance Theater of Harlem)
1936 - Malcolm Goldstein, composer
1937 - Johnny "Clyde" Copeland, US blues guitarist/singer (Lion's Den)
1940 - Janis Martin, American singer (d. 2007)
1946 - Olaf Malolepski, German musician (Die Flippers)
1950 - Maria Ewing, opera singer
1950 - Tony Banks, rock keyboardist (Genesis-Against All Odds)
1951 - Tony Banks, rocker
1952 - Rocky Maffit, rocker (Champaign)
1957 - Billy MacKenzie, rock vocalist (The Associates-Affectionate Punch)
1961 - Clark Datchler, vocalist (Johnny Hates Jazz-Don't Say it's Love)
1961 - Tak Matsumoto, Japanese guitarist (B'z)
1963 - Dave Koz, saxophonist
1963 - Charly Alberti, Argentinian musician
1970 - Brendan Hill, British drummer (Blues Traveler)
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1971 - Mariah Carey, NYC, singer (Love Takes Time, Hero)
1975 - Fergie Duhamel, Hacienda Heights, California, American pop singer (The Black Eyed Peas)
1981 - Lin Jun Jie, Chinese Singer

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 26 of 26

1668 - Clemens Thieme, composer, dies at 36
1757 - Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz, composer, dies at 39
1761 - Johann Ludwig Steiner, composer, dies at 72
1769 - Josef Antonin Gurecky, composer, dies at 60
1826 - Jakob Haibel, composer, dies at 63
1878 - Dobri Voynikov, composer, dies at 44
1889 - Moritz Furstenau, composer, dies at 64
1910 - David Duffle Wood, composer, dies at 72
1922 - Nikolay Alexandrovich Sokolov, composer, dies at 63
1924 - Walter Parratt, composer, dies at 83
1928 - Leslie Stuart, composer, dies at 64
1948 - Karel Candael, Flemish composer, dies at 64
1953 - Narciso Garay, composer, dies at 76
1960 - Ian Whyte, composer, dies at 58
1961 - Jack Kane, orchestra leader (Steve & Eydie, Andy Williams Show), dies at 37
1972 - Sharkey Bonano, American musician (b. 1904)
1973 - Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer, dies at 72
1975 - Arthur Bliss, English composer/conductor (Checkmate), dies at 83
1977 - Lodewijk de Vocht, composer, dies at 89
1983 - Janis Ivanovs, composer, dies at 76
1991 - Elinor Remick Warren, composer, dies at 91
1993 - Clifford Jordan, tenor saxophonist, dies of cancer at 61
1995 - Chet Gierlach, music publisher/composer, dies at 75
2000 - Ian Dury, English musician (b. 1942)
2004 - Adán Sánchez, Mexican-American singer (b. 1984)
2005 - Grant Johannesen, American concert pianist (b. 1921)

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