This Day in Music for 30th March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 5 of 4

1967 - Cover picture of Beatles' "Sgt Pepper's" is photographed
1970 - Miles Davis Bitches Brew released
1970 - Strouse, Adams, Comden & Green's musical "Applause" premieres in NYC
1988 - 2nd Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston win
1988 - 2nd Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston win

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 58 of 58

1687 - Johann Balthasar Freisslich, composer
1719 - John Hawkins, England, wrote 1st history of music
1727 - Tommaso MFS Traetta, Ital's opera composer/band leader (Farnace)
1750 - John Stafford Smith, composer
1772 - Johann Wilhelm Wilms, composer
1804 - Salomon Sulzer, composer
1805 - Adrien de La Fage, composer
1811 - Angelo Catelani, Italian composer/conductor
1815 - Wincenty Studzinski, composer
1830 - Auguste Tolbecque, composer
1835 - Bernhard Scholz, composer
1872 - Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko, composer
1902 - Ted Heath, British musician and band leader (d. 1969)
1904 - Akarova, [Marguerite Acarin], Belgian dancer (Les Biches)
1908 - Camille Schmit, composer
1908 - Kurt Bruggemann, composer
1911 - Dennis Gomm, musician
1914 - Sonny Boy Williamson, [John Lee], blues musician (Down & Out Blues)
1917 - Els Aarne, composer
1917 - Rudolf Bruci, composer
1921 - Kan Ishii, composer
1921 - Oto Ferenczy, composer
1922 - German Germanovich Galinin, composer
1922 - Peter Jona Korn, composer
1924 - Milko Kelemen, composer
1925 - Ivo Malek, composer
1926 - John Heddle Nash, singer
1926 - Werner Torkanowsky, Berlin Germany, conductor (New Orleans Symph)
1928 - Diether de la Motte, composer
1931 - Harold Burrage, US singer/pianist (Hi Yo Silver)
1931 - Sandor Szokolay, composer
1935 - Gordon Mumma, composer
1935 - John Charles Eaton, composer
1935 - Karl Berger, German musicologist and musician
1942 - Graeme Edge, England, rock drummer (Moody Blues-Your Wildest Dreams)
1943 - Ken Forssi, American musician (Love) (d. 1998)
1945 - Eric Clapton, Ripley England, singer/guitarist (Tears in Heaven)
1948 - Dave Ball, rocker (Procul Harum)
1948 - Jim Dandy Mangrum, vocalist (Black Oak Arkansas-Jim Dandy)
1950 - Eugene Bowen, composer (Wonder's Edge)
1950 - Rupert Greenall, rock keyboardist (Fixx)
1955 - Randy Vanwarmer, Denver, vocalist (Just When I Needed You Most)
1959 - Sabine Meyer, German clarinetist
1962 - M C Hammer, [Stanley Kirk Burrell], Oakland Ca, rapper (Hammer Time)
1963 - Eli-Eri Moura, Brazilian composer and conductor
1964 - Tracy Chapman, US singer/songwriter (Freedom Now, I Got a Fast Car)
1966 - Joey Castillo, American drummer (Queens of the Stone Age)
1967 - Hayashibara Megumi, Japanese voice actress and singer
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1968 - Celine Dion, Quebec Canada, singer (I'm Your Woman)
1969 - Marco Foddis, pop drummer (Pestilence)
1976 - Mark McClelland, Northern Irish musician (Degrassi)
1979 - Norah Jones, American singer and pianist
1979 - Simon Webbe, English singer
1980 - Yalin, Turkish singer and songwriter
1983 - Scott Moffatt, Canadian singer and songwriter
1983 - Hebe Tian, Taiwanese singer (S.H.E)
1984 - Anna Nalick, American singer and songwriter.
1986 - Beni Arashiro, Japanese singer

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 19 of 19

1764 - Pietro Antonio Locatelli, Italian violinist/composer, dies at 68
1864 - Louis Alexander Balthasar Schindelmeisser, composer, dies 52
1872 - Nicolaos Mantzaros, composer, dies at 76
1875 - Marie Moke Pleyel, composer, dies at 63
1884 - Hans Hampel, composer, dies at 61
1935 - Romanos Hovakimi Melik'yan, composer, dies at 51
1936 - Conchita SupervĂ­a, Spanish opera singer (b. 1895)
1945 - Karel Moor, composer, dies at 71
1953 - Roderich Mojsisovics-Mojsvar, composer, dies at 75
1960 - Joseph Haas, German opera composer (Totenmesse), dies at 81
1963 - Alexander Vasil'yevich Gauk, composer, dies at 69
1964 - Willem CN Andriessen, Dutch composer/pianist (Beethoven), dies at 76
1977 - Levko Mykolayevich Revutsky, composer, dies at 88
1977 - Abdel Halim Hafez, Egyptian singer and actor (b. 1929)
1994 - Sid Weiss, bassist, dies at 79
1995 - Rozelle Claxton, pianist/arranger, dies at 82
2004 - Timi Yuro, American singer (b. 1940)
2005 - Emil Dimitrov, Bulgarian singer (b. 1940)
2005 - Derrick Plourde, American drummer (b. 1971)

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