This Day in Music for 7th March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 7 of 7

1824 - Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto" premieres in Venice
1917 - 1st jazz record record released on a 78 by Original Dixieland Jass Band for the Victor Talking Machine Company ("Dixie Jazz Band One Step," one side "Livery Stable Blues" other)
1918 - H Carroll & J McCarthy's musical "Oh, Look!" premieres in NYC
1962 - Beatles made their broadcasting debut on BBC radio
1967 - Clark Gesner's musical "You're a Good Man" premieres in NYC
1970 - Ice Dance Championship at Ljubljana won by Pakhomova & Gorshkov (URS)
1994 - The Supreme Court of the United States rules in Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc.that parodies of an original work are generally covered by the doctrine of fair use.

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 48 of 48

1574 - John Wilbye, composer
1621 - Georg Neumark, composer
1663 - Tomaso Antonio Vitali, composer
1731 - Jean-Louis Laruette, composer
1769 - Josef Alois Ladurner, composer
1773 - Tommaso Marchesi, composer
1797 - Karl Schwencke, composer
1807 - Franz Grave von Pocci, German poet/composer (Der Alchemist)
1811 - Christian Heinrich Hohmann, composer
1820 - Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman, composer
1822 - Victor Masse, composer
1858 - Nikolai Artzibushev, composer
1872 - Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, composer
1875 - Maurice Ravel, French composer (d. 1937)
1883 - Carl Deis, composer
1887 - Heino Eller, composer
1895 - Juan Jose Castro, composer
1896 - Erwin Bodky, composer
1906 - Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer
1906 - Hans Lachman, composer
1907 - Juan Francisco Giacobbe, composer
1908 - Tomas de Manzarraga, composer
1911 - Stefan Kisielewski, composer
1914 - Morton DaCosta, Phila, director (Island of Love, Music Man)
1917 - Robert Erickson, composer
1931 - C W Stubblefield, music promoter
1934 - Giorgos Katsaros, Greek musician and composer
1939 - Marion Marlowe, St Louis Mo, singer (Arthur Godfrey & Friends)
1942 - Tammy Faye Bakker, gospel singer/wife of Jim Baker (PTL)
1943 - Chris White, rock bassist (Zombies-Never Even Thought)
1943 - Leon Frank Sylvers, rocker
1944 - Townes Van Zandt, Texas, singer/songwriter (Kathleen, Loretta), (d. 1997)
1945 - Arthur Lee, rocker (Vindicator)
1946 - Matthew Fisher, London, rock keyboardist (Procol Harum)
1946 - Peter Wolf, rock singer (J Giels Band-Centerfold, Freeze Frame)
1947 - Donna Loren, Boston Mass, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo)
1950 - Iris Chacon, Puerto Rican singer and dancer
1951 - Francis Rocco Prestia, American musician (Tower of Power)
1952 - Ernie Isley, US vocalist/guitarist (It's Your Thing, Heat is On)
1953 - Jules Shear, rock musician
1954 - Matt Frenette, rock drummer (Loverboy)
1962 - Taylor Dayne, [Leslie Wunderman], NY, vocalist (I'll Always Love You)
1963 - Denyce Graves, American singer
1969 - Warrel Dane, American singer (Nevermore)
1972 - Jang Dong-gun, South Korean actor and musician
1973 - Sébastien Izambard, operatic pop singer (Il Divo)
1974 - Larry Bagby, American actor and musician
1985 - Thomas Erak, American guitarist

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 27 of 27

1761 - Antonio Palella, composer, dies at 68
1786 - Frantisek Benda, composer, dies at 76
1802 - Johann Georg Witthauer, composer, dies at 50
1809 - Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, Austrian composer, dies at 73
1842 - Christian Theodor Weinlig, composer, dies at 61
1907 - Victor Alphonse Duvernoy, composer, dies at 64
1926 - Jindrich Z Albestu Kaan, composer, dies at 73
1939 - Amadeo Roldan, composer, dies at 38
1941 - Arnold Schering, German musicologist, dies at 63
1974 - Alberto Rabagliati, Italian singer and actor (b. 1906)
1976 - Erwin Kroll, composer, dies at 90
1979 - Guiomar Novaes, pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit), dies at 84
1979 - Klaus Egge, Norwegian composer (Fanitullen), dies at 72
1981 - Kirill Petrovich Kondrashin, Russian conductor/composer, dies at 67
1982 - Charles Borromeo Mills, composer, dies at 68
1983 - Igor Markevich, composer, dies at 70
1985 - George Schick, Czech conductor (Chicago Symphony), dies at 76
1990 - Max Neuhaus, composer, dies at 50
1993 - Arnold Franchetti, Ital/US composer, dies
1993 - Earl Wrightson, singer/actor (Pinafore), dies of heart failure at 77
1995 - John Arthur Neill Lambert, composer teacher organist, dies at 69
2000 - Pee Wee King, American country music songwriter and musician (b. 1914)
2001 - Frankie Carle, American pianist and bandleader (b. 1903)
2006 - Ali Farka Touré, Malian musician (b. 1939)
2012 - Jimmy Ellis, American soul singer, dies from complications from Alzheimer's disease at 74
2013 - Peter Banks, English rocker, dies at 65
2013 - Kevin Ball, English Jazz musician, dies from pneumonia at 82

<< 6th March

8th March >>


Search the Today in Music Archives

Day  Month  Year  Type

Keyword(s)