March 1926 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 17 Richard Rodgers & L Hart's musical "Girl Friend" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 3 Lys Assia, Swiss singer
  • Mar 4 Don Rendell, English jazz musician and arranger, born in Plymouth, Devon (d. 2015)
  • Mar 4 Fran Warren, American singer, (d. 2013)
  • Mar 6 Jón Nordal, Icelandic composer (Choralis), born in Reykjavik
  • Mar 6 Miroslav Klega, composer
  • Mar 9 Celso Garrido Lecca, Peruvian composer, born in Lima, Peru
  • Mar 11 Ilhan Mimaroglu, composer
  • Mar 12 Rolv Berger Yttrehus, composer
  • Mar 14 Francois d'Assise Morel, composer
  • Mar 14 Lita Roza, English singer ("How Much is That Doggie in the Window"), born in Liverpool (d. 2008)
  • Mar 15 Benjamin Burwell Johnston, Jr. Macon Geeorgia, American composer
  • Mar 23 Martha Wright, American actress and singer (South Pacific, The Martha Wright Show), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 2016)
  • Mar 30 Werner Torkanowsky, conductor (New Orleans Symphony), born in Berlin, Germany

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 13 Country singer Maybelle Carter (17) weds Ezra Carter

Country Singer Maybelle Carter
Country Singer
Maybelle Carter

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 3 Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer, dies at 58
  • Mar 7 Heinrich Kàan-Albest, Bohemian pianist and composer, dies at 73