March 1921 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 2 Robert Wilfred Levick Simpson, composer
  • Mar 4 Halim El-Dabh, Egyptian-American composer (Martha Graham Ballets), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 2017)
  • Mar 6 Julius Rudel, conductor (NYC Opera 1957), born in Vienna, Austria
  • Mar 8 Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter
  • Mar 11 Astor Piazzolla, Argentina composer (Tango Nuevo)
  • Mar 12 Gordon MacRae, American singer and actor (Oklahoma!, Carousel), born in East Orange, New Jersey (d. 1986)
  • Mar 12 Ralph Shapey, composer (Fantasy, Rituals), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 20 Primoz Ramovs, composer
  • Mar 21 Antony Hopkins, composer
  • Mar 21 Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist
  • Mar 26 Joe Loco, [Jose Esteves, Jr], musician
  • Mar 27 Harold Nicholas, American dancer known as one of the world's greatest dancers (Nicholas Brothers), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (d. 2000)
  • Mar 30 Kan Ishii, Japanese composer, born in Tokyo (d. 2009)
  • Mar 30 Oto Ferenczy, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 2 Henryk Pachulski, Polish composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 24 Deodat de Severac, composer, dies at 48