On This Day

March 1914 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 5 Philip Farkas, American horn player and teacher (d. 1992)
  • Mar 6 Kirill Kondrashin, Russian conductor (Bolshoi Theatre, 1943-56; Moscow Philharmonic, 1960-75; Concertgebouw, 1978-81), born in Moscow, Russia (d.1981)
  • Mar 9 Paul Winter, American classical and session violinist (NBC Orchestra, 1937-58), born in New York City (d. 1992)
  • Mar 12 Jan Kapr, Czech composer, born in Prague (d. 1988)
  • Mar 13 Carl-Olof Anderberg, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1972)
  • Mar 13 Bob Haggart, American dixieland, swing jazz, and session double bass player, and composer ("What's New?"), born in New York City (d. 1998)
  • Mar 14 Jiri Reinberger, composer
  • Mar 14 Lee Elhardt Hays, American folksinger (d. 1981)
  • Mar 18 César Guerra-Peixe, Brazilian violinist and composer (Brasilia Symphony), born in Petrópolis, Brazil (d. 1993)
  • Mar 19 James "Buster" Bennett, American blues saxophonist and blues shouter, born in Pensacola, Florida (d. 1980)
  • Mar 21 Paul Tortelier, French concert cellist, composer, and teacher, born in Paris (d. 1990)
  • Mar 23 Robert Gross, composer
  • Mar 27 Snooky Lanson [Roy Landman], American singer (Your Hit Parade; 5 Star Jubilee), born in Memphis, Tennessee (d. 1990)
  • Mar 30 Sonny Boy Williamson I [John Lee], American blues musician ("Down & Out Blues"), born in Madison County, Tennessee (d. 1948)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Tor Aulin, Swedish composer, dies at 47
  • Mar 28 Hanus Trnecek, composer, dies at 55