This Day in Music for 9th March

Events in Music

Events 1 - 9 of 9

1842 - Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco" premieres in Milan
1844 - Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Hernani" premieres in Venice
1849 - Carl Nikolais opera "Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor" premieres
1868 - The opera "Hamlet" premieres in Paris
1963 - Beatles began 1st British tour, supporting Tommy Roe & Chris Montez
1968 - 10th Grammy Awards: Up Up & Away, Sgt Pepper's wins 4
1976 - Islander Glenn Resch's 10th shut-out opponent-Blues 4-0
1978 - Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa Canada won by Linichuk & Karponosov
1993 - 7th Soul Train Music Awards: Michael Jackson, Mary J. Blige win

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 48 of 48

1735 - August Bernhard Valentin Herbing, composer
1737 - Josef Myslivecek, composer
1810 - Jean-Georges Kastner, composer
1812 - Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, composer
1826 - Jean Joseph Bott, German violinist/composer
1848 - Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, composer
1850 - Alexandre Luigini, composer
1856 - Eddie Foy, American singer and dancer (d. 1928)
1874 - Johann Richard Ohlsson, composer
1875 - Martin Fallas Shaw, composer
1893 - Hans Munch, composer
1907 - Henry Leland Clarke, composer
1908 - Luiz Cosme, composer
1910 - Samuel Barber, West Chester Pa, composer (Pulitz, School for Scandal)
1911 - Ramon Campbell Batista, composer
1924 - Konstantin Iliev, composer
1926 - Celso Garrido Lecca, composer
1927 - Hans Ludwig Schilling, composer
1927 - John Beckwith, composer
1930 - Thomas Schippers, Kalamazoo Mich, conductor (Amahl & Night Visitors)
Jazz Composer Ornette ColemanJazz Composer Ornette Coleman (1930)
1930 - Ornette Coleman, Fort Worth, Texas, American jazz composer (Downbeat Musician of Year 1966)
1932 - Keely Smith, Norfolk Virginia, American singer (Mrs Louie Prima)
1933 - Lloyd Price, Kenner La, singer (Just Because)
1933 - William Francis McBeth, composer
1933 - William McBeth, Ropesville, Texas, composer, (d. 2012)
1936 - Mickey Gilley, Ferriday La, country singer (Urban Cowboy)
1938 - Lill-Babs, Swedish singer
1942 - John Cale, Garnant, Welsh musician, composer and singer-songwriter (Velvet Underground)
1942 - Mark Lindsay, Eugene Or, rock vocalist/sax (Paul Revers & Raiders)
1944 - Trevor Burton, rocker (Move)
1945 - Laura Lee, [Rundless], singer (Dirty Man, Women's Love Rights)
1945 - Robin Trower, London, guitarist (Procol Harum-Whiter Shade of Pale)
1946 - Jim Cregan, British rock musician
1948 - Jeffrey Osborne, Providence RI, rock vocalist (On the Wings of Love)
1948 - Jimmy Fadden, Long Beach California, singer (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)
1949 - Kalevi Aho, composer
1949 - Tapani Kansa, Finnish singer
1954 - Charmain Elaine Sylvers, rocker
1955 - Fernando Bujones, Miami Fla, ballet dancer
1957 - Mark Mancina, American composer
1958 - Martin Fry, English pop singer and rock vocalist (ABC-All of My Heart)
1963 - David Pogue, Technology columnist and musician
1966 - Brendan Canty, American musician (Fugazi)
1968 - Johnny Kelly, American drummer (Type O Negative)
1971 - Diego Torres, Argentine singer
1979 - Chingy, American rapper
1983 - Maite Perroni, singer in the Latin pop group RBD
1987 - Bow Wow, American rapper and actor

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 21 of 21

1566 - David Rizzio, Italian secretary of Mary Queen of Scots, murdered by Protestant nobles
1706 - Johann Pachelbel, German organist/composer, dies at 52
1743 - Jean-Baptiste Lully fils, Ital/Fr composer dies at 77
1800 - Dominique Della-Maria, composer, dies at 30
1819 - Janos Fusz, composer, dies at 41
1827 - Franz Xaver Gerl, composer, dies at 62
1870 - Theodore Labarre, composer, dies at 65
1938 - Sydney Baynes, composer, dies at 59
1941 - Carlos Pedrell, composer, dies at 62
1965 - Anthon van der Horst, Dutch organist/composer, dies at 65
1971 - Jean-Pierre Guezek, composer, dies at 36
1993 - Bob Crosby, swing-era bandleader (Bobcats), dies of cancer at 79
1994 - Louis Freeman, band leader, dies at 100
1994 - Maurice "Moe" Purtill, jazz drummer, dies at 77
1996 - George Burns, American actor and singer (b. 1896)
1997 - The Notorious B.I.G. [Christopher Wallace], American rapper shot dead at 24
1999 - Harry Somers, Canadian composer (b. 1925)
2000 - Ivo Robić, Croatian singer and songwriter (b. 1923)
2004 - Rust Epique, former Crazy Town guitarist (b. 1968)
Composer Johann PachelbelComposer Johann Pachelbel (1706)
2005 - Chris LeDoux, American country singer (b. 1948)
2007 - Brad Delp, American singer (Boston) (b. 1951)

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