On This Day

Musicians Born in March 1904

Person of interestGlenn Miller

Mar 1 Glenn Miller, American bandleader and jazz composer (Glenn Miller Orchestra - "In The Mood"; "Moonlight Srenade"; "String Of Pearls"), born in Clarinda, Iowa (d. 1944)

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller
  • Mar 4 Joseph Schmidt, Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (Der Liebesexpreß, A Star Fell from Heaven), born in Storozhynets, Austria-Hungary (d. 1942)
  • Mar 19 Tadeusz Zygfryd Kassern, Polish composer and cultural attache, born in Lviv, Poland (d. 1957)
  • Mar 21 Nikolaos Skalkottas, composer
  • Mar 26 Hermann Schroeder, composer
  • Mar 30 Akarova [Marguerite Acarin], Belgian dancer (Les Biches)

About March 1904

How Old? 116 or 117 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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