March 1916 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 2 Bernard George Stevens, composer
  • Mar 5 Horace Ian Parrott, composer
  • Mar 10 Manuel A "Manny" Greenhill, record producer
  • Mar 15 Harry James, American swing-era bandleader, trumpeter and husband to Betty Grable, born in Albany, Georgia (d. 1983)
  • Mar 17 Ray Ellington, British singer (d. 1985)
  • Mar 18 Louis Toebosch, composer
  • Mar 22 George Wyle, American orchestra leader (Jerry Lewis Show, Flip Wilson Show), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 25 Nikolay Ivanovich Peyko, Russian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1995)
  • Mar 26 Vic Schoen, American orchestra leader (Patti Page Olds Show), born in Brooklyn, New York

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 24 Enrique y Campina Granados, Sp opera composer (Goyescas), drowns at 48
  • Mar 24 Enrique Granados, Spanish composer, dies at 48