March 1982 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 13 Ice Dance Championship at Copenhagen won by Torvill & Dean (GRB)
  • Mar 18 Singer Teddy Pendergrass' spinal cord severed in a car accident
  • Mar 20 Joan Jett & Blackhearts' "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" goes #1 for 7 wks

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Mar 26 Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder release "Ebony & Ivory" in the UK

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
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Stevie Wonder
  • Mar 27 "Best Little Whorehouse..." closes at 46th St NYC after 1577 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 15 Jordan Hastings, Canadian drummer (Alexisonfire)
  • Mar 20 Nick Wheeler, American guitarist (The All-American Rejects)
  • Mar 24 Nivea, American singer
  • Mar 25 Sergey Yakovlev, russian musical artist and painter
  • Mar 31 Lennon Murphy, American rock singer/songwriter

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 7 Charles Borromeo Mills, composer, dies at 68
  • Mar 13 Albert Weisser, composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 14 Kirill Vladimirovich Molchanov, composer, dies at 59
  • Mar 19 Randy Rhoads, heavy metal guitarist (Quiet Riot), dies in an air crash at 25
  • Mar 29 Carl Orff, German composer (Mouth, Antigonae), dies at 86