March 1919 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 5 Louis Hirsch & Harold Atteridge's musical premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 2 Tamara Toumanova, dancer
  • Mar 8 Ivor Keys, musician/teacher
  • Mar 10 Marion Hutton, American actress and singer (Glenn Miller Orchestra), born in Battle Creek, Michigan (d. 1987)
  • Mar 11 Mercer Ellington, son of Duke Ellington/bandleader
  • Mar 14 Luther Henderson Jr, orchestra leader (Polly Bergen Show), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Mar 16 Erno Kiraly, Yugoslavian composer, born in Subotica

Person of interestNat King Cole

Mar 17 Nat King Cole, American singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa), born in Montgomery, Alabama (d. 1965)

Musician Nat King Cole
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Nat King Cole
  • Mar 28 Jacob Avshalomov, American composer (Sinfonietta, The Oregon), born in Tsingtao, China (d. 2013)
  • Mar 30 Ramsay Ames [Phillips], American actress, model and dancer (The Mummy's Ghost, Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1998)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 5 Jozef Surzynski, composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 8 Auguste Tolbecque, composer, dies at 88
  • Mar 11 Harald Fryklof, composer, dies at 36
  • Mar 16 Sigurd von Koch, composer, dies at 39