On This Day

Musicians Born in March 1892

  • Mar 3 Rui Coelho, Portuguese composer, born in Alcacer do Sal (d. 1986)

Arthur Honegger

Mar 10 Arthur Honegger, Swiss composer (King David; Pacific 231), born in Le Havre, France (d. 1955)

  • Mar 10 Eva Turner, British operatic soprano, born in Werneth, Oldham, England (d. 1990)
  • Mar 13 Alec Rowley, English composer, born in London (d. 1958)
  • Mar 16 James Petrillo, leader of the U.S. musicians union (d. 1984)
  • Mar 17 Sayed Darwish, Egyptian singer & songwriter, "father of Egyptian popular music" (Ana Haweet), born in Kôm el-Dikka, Alexandria (d. 1923)
  • Mar 19 Robert Denzler, composer
  • Mar 27 Ferde Grofé, American pianist, composer (Grand Canyon Suite), and arranger (Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue), born in New York (d. 1972)