March 1927 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 1 Harry Belafonte, American calypso singer (Buck & the Preacher), born in Harlem, New York
  • Mar 1 Lusine Amara, opera/concert singer
  • Mar 2 Siegfried Kohler, composer
  • Mar 2 Witold Szalonec, composer
  • Mar 4 Robert Di Domenica, composer
  • Mar 5 John "Jack" Cassidy, American singer and actor (Oscar-He & She, The Eiger Sanction), born in Richmond Hill, Virginia (d. 1976)
  • Mar 6 Norman Treigle, bass-baritone, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 8 Jaromir Podesva, composer
  • Mar 8 Josef Berg, Czech composer (d. 1971)
  • Mar 9 Hans Ludwig Schilling, German composer, born in Mayen, Germany (d. 2012)
  • Mar 9 John Beckwith, Canadian composer, born in Victoria, British Colombia
  • Mar 10 Donn Trenner, orchestra leader (ABC's Nightlife), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Mar 15 Carl Smith, Maynardville Tn, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)
  • Mar 16 Olga San Juan, American actress, dancer and comedian (Variety Girl, 1 Touch of Venus), born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)
  • Mar 17 Kenneth S Goldstein, folklorist/enthomusicologist
  • Mar 17 Sulkhan Ivanovich Nasidze, composer
  • Mar 18 John Kander, composer (Cabaret, Funny Lady, Kramer vs Kramer), born in Kansas City, Missouri
  • Mar 20 John Pierre Herman Joubert, composer (Chamber Music for brass quintet)
  • Mar 23 Osvaldo Lacerda, composer
  • Mar 24 Janos Decsenyi, composer
  • Mar 27 Mstislav Leopold Rostropovich, Soviet-Russian cellist and conductor, born in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR (d. 2007)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 17 James Scott Skinner, composer, dies at 83
  • Mar 28 Karl Prohaska, Austrian composer, dies at 57