This Day in Music for 3rd March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 4 of 4

1875 - Georges Bizet's opera "Carmen" premieres (Paris)
1931 - Cab Calloway records "Minnie Moocher" (Jazz's 1st million seller)
1957 - Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Spr won by Markham & Jones (GRB)
1971 - South African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 46 of 46

1705 - Michael Schevenstuhl, composer
1814 - Charles Kensington Salaman, composer
1857 - Alfred Bruneau, composer
1865 - Alexander Gustav Adolfovich Winkler, composer
1867 - Gustav Strube, composer
1869 - Henry J Wood, English conductor (Gentle Art of Singing, Proms)
1886 - James Friskin, composer
1886 - Reginald Owen Morris, composer
1889 - Fritz Behrend, composer
1891 - Federico Moreno Torroba, composer
1892 - Rui Coelho, composer
1895 - Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer (d. 1980)
1897 - Jose Moreno Gans, composer
1908 - Riccardo Nielsen, composer
1911 - Francesco Siciliani, opera composer
1913 - Margaret AR Bonds, US pianist/composer/arranger
1918 - Frank Wigglesworth, composer
1922 - Kazimierz Serocki, composer
1923 - Doc Watson, American bluegrass musician, (d. 2012)
1925 - Enzo Stuarti, Italy, singer (Yesterday)
1926 - Lys Assia, Swiss singer
1928 - Dave Dudley, singer (Six Days on the Road)
1929 - Nicos Mamangakis, composer
1933 - Marco Antonio Munoz, Mexico, spanish singer (Murmullos)
1938 - Douglas Leedy, composer
1938 - Willie Chambers, guitarist/vocalist (Chambers Brothers)
1942 - Mike Pender, Liverpool, vocalist/guitarist (Searchers-Needles & Pins)
1944 - Janice Garfat, rocker (Dr Hook)
1947 - Dave Mount, rocker
1950 - Ed Marinaro, actor (Hill Street Blues)
1950 - Re Styles, rock vocalist (Tubes)
1951 - Lindsay Cooper, English musician and composer (Henry Cow, News from Babel)
1952 - Robyn Hitchcock, rocker (Moss Elixir)
1953 - Dave Amato, rocker (REO Speedwagon-Can't Fight this Feeling)
1954 - Chris Hughes, London, English record producer and rock drummer (Adam & The Ants)
1964 - Duncan Phillips, Australian drummer (Newsboys)
1966 - Tone-Loc, [Anthony Terrell Smith], Los Angeles California, rocker (Let's Do It)
1966 - Timo Tolkki, Finnish musician (Stratovarius)
1973 - Matthew Marsden, English actor and singer
1975 - Albert Fields, Gary Indiana, rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why)
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1977 - Ronan Keating, Bayside Dublin Ireland, Irish singer (Boyzone)
1978 - Douglas Osmond, Provo Utah, vocalist (Osmond Boys)
1978 - Seomoon Tak, Korean singer
1981 - Kim Yoo-Jin (Eugene), South Korean singer and actress
1981 - Sung Yu Ri, South Korean singer and actress
1986 - Stacie Orrico, American singer

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 22 of 22

1766 - Gregor Joseph Werner, composer, dies at 73
1768 - Nicola Antonio Porpora, composer, dies at 81
1800 - Johann Baptist Christoph Toeschi, composer, dies at 64
1822 - Franz Adam Veichtner, composer, dies at 81
1824 - Giovanni Battista Viotti, Italian violist/composer, dies at 70
1889 - Edward Sydney Smith, composer, dies at 49
1926 - Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer, dies at 58
1932 - Eugene Francis Charles D'albert, composer, dies at 67
1934 - Norman Houstoun O'Neill, composer, dies at 58
1945 - Koos Speenhoff, Dutch singer, killed in bombing raid at 75
1961 - Paul Wittgenstein, Austrian-born pianist (b. 1887)
1965 - Carlo Gatti, composer, dies at 88
1967 - Georges Lonque, composer, dies at 66
1976 - Alfred Sendrey, composer, dies at 92
1991 - Arthur Murray, dance instructor, dies at 95 of pneumonia
1993 - Carlos Montoya, flamenco guitarist, dies at 89
1993 - Cyril Collard, French composer/dir/actor (A Nos Amours), dies at 35
1994 - Karel Kryl, folk singer, dies at 49
2000 - Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and alpinist (b. 1904)
2002 - Harlan Howard, American musician (b. 1927)
2003 - Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer (b. 1904)
2012 - Ronnie Montrose, American guitarist, dies from prostate cancer at 64

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