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, ballet dancer
  • Mar 29 Pearl Bailey, singer (Hello Dolly), born in Newport News, Virginia

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 Eugene D'Harcourt, 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 Juliette Marie Olga Lili Boulanger, composer, 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 Theophile Ysaye, composer, dies at 53

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 25 Claude Debussy, French composer (Iberia/La Mer), dies in Paris at 55

Composer Claude Debussy
Composer
Claude Debussy
  • Mar 26 Caesar A Cui, Lithuanian fort builder/composer, dies at 83