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Birthdays in Music in March 1903

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 10 Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke, Davenport, Iowa, American jazz cornetist, considered one of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s
  • Mar 11 Lawrence Welk, American accordionist and orchestra leader (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Strasburg, North Dakota (d. 1992)
  • Mar 16 Nikolai Lopatnikoff, Revel Estonia, composer (Variaioni Concertanto)
  • Mar 25 Frankie Carle, orchestra leader (Golden Touch), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Mar 28 Rudolf Serkin, Bohemian-American pianist (Marlboro Sch of Music), born in Eger, Bohemia, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1991)

About March 1903

How Old? 116 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: No

Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)