On This Day

Birthdays in Music in March 1908

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 3 Riccardo Nielsen, composer
  • Mar 7 Tomas de Manzarraga, composer
  • 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, composer
  • Mar 30 Kurt Bruggemann, composer
  • 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? 111 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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