March 1918 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 7 H Carroll & J McCarthy's musical "Oh, Look!" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 3 Frank Wigglesworth, composer
  • Mar 16 Howard Boatwright, composer
  • Mar 17 D Arendo, [Arend Honhoff], Dutch pianist/composer (Eleonora)
  • Mar 20 Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, German composer (Soldiers)
  • Mar 20 Marian McPartland, British jazz pianist (Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz), born in Slough, United Kingdom (d. 2013)
  • Mar 22 Tauno Kullerve Pylkkanen, composer
  • Mar 28 Youly Algaroff, Russian-French ballet dancer, born in Simferopol, Crimea (d. 1995)
  • Mar 29 Pearl Bailey, American actress and singer (Hello Dolly), born in Newport News, Virginia (d. 1990)

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 19 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (17) weds Daisy Parker (21)

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Johan Gustaf Emil Sjogren, composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 4 Eugène d'Harcourt, French composer, dies at 58
  • Mar 13 Karel Stecker, composer, dies at 57
  • Mar 15 Jose Silvestre de los Dolores White Lafitte, composer, dies at 82
  • Mar 15 Lili [Marie-Juliette Olga] Boulanger, French composer (first female winner of the Prix de Rome composition prize), dies at 24
  • Mar 15 Lili Boulanger, composer, dies at 24
  • Mar 18 Willem Coenen, composer, dies at 80
  • Mar 23 Cesar Cortinas, composer, dies at 27
  • Mar 24 Théophile "Théo" Ysaÿe, Belgian composer and pianist, dies at 53

Person of interestClaude Debussy

Mar 25 Claude Debussy, French composer (Nocturnes, La Mer), dies in Paris of cancer at 55

Composer Claude Debussy
Composer
Claude Debussy
  • Mar 26 Caesar A Cui, Lithuanian fort builder/composer, dies at 83
  • Mar 28 Johann Christoph Lauterbach, German violinist and concert master, dies at 87