March 1913 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 4 Gabriel Faure's opera "Pénélope", based on Homer's "The Odyssey", premieres at the Salle Garnie, in Monte Carlo, Monaco

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 2 Celedonio Romero, Spanish guitarist (d. 1996)
  • Mar 3 Margaret Allison Bonds, American composer (The Ballad of the Brown King), pianist, arranger, and teacher, born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1972) [1]
  • Mar 5 Yulian Krein [Kreyn], Riussian composer and musicologist, born in Moscow (d. 1996)
  • Mar 11 John Jacob Weinzweig, Canadian composer (The Enchanted Hill; Red Ear Of Corn), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2006)
  • Mar 13 Lightnin' Slim [Otis Hicks], American Louisiana blues electric guitarist, singer, and songwriter ("Nothing But The Devil";"Bad Luck And Trouble"), born near St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1974)
  • Mar 14 Witold Rudzinski, Polish composer, born in Sebezh, Russia Empire (d. 2004)
  • Mar 27 Godfrey Turner, British composer, born in Manchester, England (d. 1948)
  • Mar 30 Frankie Laine [Francesco Paolo LoVecchio], American singer ("Jezebel"; "Rawhide"; "Blazing Saddles"), songwriter ("We'll Be Together Again"), and actor (Bring Your Smile Along), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2007)
  • Mar 31 Etta Baker, American blues guitarist, born in Caldwell County, North Carolina

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 12 Josef Bayer, composer, Austrian composer, and music director (Austrian Court Ballet, 1883-1913), dies at 61
  • Mar 19 John Thomas, Welsh composer and harpist, dies at 87
  • Mar 20 Christian Barnekow, Danish composer, dies at 75