This Day in Music for 28th March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 2 of 2

1896 - The opera "Andrea Chenier" is produced (Milan)
1985 - Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 48 of 48

1592 - Jan Amos Komensky [Comenius], Moravia, Czech-speaking Moravian teacher, educator and writer
1621 - Heinrich Schwemmer, composer
1643 - Jose Solana, composer
1737 - Francesco Zannetti, composer
1741 - Johann Andre, composer
1766 - Joseph Weigl, Austria composer/conductor (Emmeline)
1779 - Angelo Maria Benincori, composer
1817 - Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, composer
1868 - Wojciech Gawronski, composer
1871 - Willem Mengelberg, Utrecht Neth, conductor (NY Philharmonic 1922-30)
1883 - William H Harris, composer
1885 - Marc-Jean-Baptiste Delmas, composer
1886 - Jaroslav Novotny, composer
1887 - Rudolf F W Boskaljon, Curacao, musician/composer
1890 - Paul Whiteman, Denver Co, orchestra leader (Paul Whiteman's TV Teen Club)
1900 - Achille Longo, composer
1902 - Paul Godwin, [Goldfein], Polish/Dutch violinist
1902 - Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (d. 1988)
1903 - Rudolf Serkin, Eger Bohemia, pianist (Marlboro Sch of Music)
1907 - Herbert "Herb" Hall, clarinetist/saxophonist
1915 - Jay Livingston, composer (Buttons & Bows, Mona Lisa, Tammy)
1918 - Youly Algaroff, ballet dancer
1919 - Jacob Avshalomov, Tsingtao China, composer (Sinfonietta, The Oregon)
1922 - Felice Chiusano, Italian singer (d. 1990)
1926 - Francis Burt, composer
1928 - Jose Luis de Delas, composer
1930 - Robert Ashley, composer
1930 - Elizabeth Bainbridge, English opera singer
1933 - Tete Montoliu, Catalonian jazz pianist (d. 1997)
1934 - Siegfried Thiele, composer
1941 - Alf Clausen, Minneapolis Mn, orchestra leader (Mary, Simpsons)
1945 - Chuck Portz, Santa Monica Ca, bassist (Turtles-Happy Together)
1946 - Richard Sussman, rocker
1948 - John Evans, (Aka Evan) rock drummer (Jethro Tull)
1949 - Milan Williams, US keyboardist (Commodores-Three Times a Lady)
1951 - Matti Pellonpää, Finnish actor and musician (d. 1995)
1955 - Reba McEntire, McAlester Ok, country singer (Can't Even Get the Blues)
1958 - Oran "Juice" Jones, rocker (Curiosity, Here I Go Again)
1962 - Ged Grimes, [Danny Wilson], rocker (Mary's Prayer)
1963 - Andy Cousin, rocker (All About Eve-All About Scarlet & Other Stories)
1968 - Jon Lee, British drummer (d. 2002)
1969 - Salt, rocker (Salt 'n' Pepa-Shake Ya Thang)
1969 - Rodney Atkins, American country music singer-songwriter
1976 - David Keuning, American guitar player (The Killers)
1977 - Angelo Garcia, Brooklyn NY, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)
1986 - Lady Gaga [Stefani Germanotta], New York, singer/songwriter (Bad Romance)
1986 - J-Kwon, American rapper
1989 - Afrikan Boy, a Nigerian rapper

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 35 of 35

1563 - Heinrich Glarean, Swiss music theorist (b. 1488)
1687 - Constantine Huygens, diplomat/poet/composer (Bluebottles), dies at 90
1818 - Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi, composer, dies at 62
1847 - Mariano Rodriguiz de Ledesma, composer, dies at 67
1856 - Pyotr Ivanovich Turchaninov, composer, dies at 76
1860 - Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer, dies at 73
1877 - Vincenzo Fioravanti, composer, dies at 77
1880 - Achille Peri, composer, dies at 67
1881 - Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Russian composer (Boris Godunov), dies at 42 [OS=Mar 16]
1885 - Fredrick Vilhelm Ludvig Norman, composer, dies at 53
1907 - Pavel Ivanovich Blaramberg, composer, dies at 65
1910 - Edouard [Judas] Colonne, French violinist/conductor, dies
1914 - Hanus Trnecek, composer, dies at 55
1927 - Karl Prohaska, composer, dies at 57
1928 - Giuseppe Ferrata, composer, dies at 63
1943 - Sergei Vasilievitch Rachmaninov, Russian composer/pianist, dies at 69
1947 - Rudolph Hermann Simonsen, composer, dies at 57
1949 - Grigoras Dinicu, composer, dies at 59
1958 - William Christopher Handy, US conductor/composer (St Louis Blues), dies at 84 in New York
1963 - Alec A Templeton, composer/pianist (Alec Templeton Time), dies at 52
1971 - Felix Wolfes, composer, dies at 78
1974 - Dorothy Fields, US singer (Way you Look Tonight), dies at 68
1974 - Arthur Crudup, American blues singer and guitarist, dies of heart attack at 68
1975 - Renzo Massarani, composer, dies at 77
1978 - Dino Ciani, Italian pianist (d. 1941)
1984 - Carmen Dragon, American conductor, composer and arranger (b. 1914)
1987 - Maria Augusta Trapp, singer (Trapp Family Singers), dies at 82
1994 - Eugene Ionesco, playwright (Rhinoceros, Bald Soprano), dies at 84
1999 - Freaky Tah, American rapper (Lost Boyz) (b. 1971)
2001 - Moe Koffman, Canadian musician (b. 1928)
2003 - Rusty Draper, American country and pop singer (b. 1923)
2005 - Dame Moura Lympany, British pianist (b. 1916)
2006 - Proinsias Ó Maonaigh, Irish musician (b. 1922)
2012 - Alexander Arutiunian, Armenian composer, dies at 91
2012 - Earl Scruggs, American bluegrass musician, dies from natural causes at 88

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