On This Day

Musicians Born in March 1908

  • Mar 3 Riccardo Nielsen, composer
  • Mar 7 Tomas de Manzarraga, Spanish composer, born in Igorre, Spain (d. 1988)
  • Mar 9 Luiz Cosme, Brazilian composer, born in Porte Alegre (d. 1965)
  • Mar 13 Helen Sinclair Glatz, English composer, born in Border country in England (d. 1996)
  • Mar 14 Nikolay Petrovich Rakov, composer
  • Mar 17 Radie Britain, American composer, born near Silverton, Texas (d. 1994)
  • Mar 18 Louis Gaste, songwriter
  • Mar 26 Hank Sylvern, American orchestra leader (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 30 Camille Schmit, Belgian organist, composer, and educator, born in Aubange (d. 1976)
  • Mar 30 Kurt Bruggemann, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2002)
  • Mar 31 Red Norvo, American jazz vibraphonist known as "Mr. Swing" (Congo Blues, Knockin' on Wood), born in Beardstown, Illinois (d. 1999)

About March 1908

How Old? 112 or 113 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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