On This Day

Musicians Born in March 1897

  • Mar 3 Jose Moreno Gans, composer
  • Mar 6 Knudåge Riisager, Danish composer (director of the Royal Danish Academy of Music 1956-67), born in Kunda, Estonia (d. 1974)
  • Mar 11 Henry Dixon Cowell, Menlo Park California, composer (New Musical Resources)
  • Mar 25 "Sweet" Emma Barrett, American Dixieland jazz pianist and singer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1983)