March 1928 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 1 Paul Whiteman & orchestra record "Ol' Man River" for Victor Records
  • Mar 13 Rudolph Friml's musical "Three Musketeers" premieres in NYC
  • Mar 22 Noel Coward's musical "This Year of Grace" premieres in London

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 4 Samuel Adler, composer
  • Mar 6 Ronald Stevenson, composer
  • Mar 8 Frank Michael Beyer, composer
  • Mar 8 Judy Johnson, singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Mar 10 Sara Montiel, Spanish actress and singer (The Last Torch Song, The Violet Seller), born in Campo de Criptana, Ciudad Real, Spain (d. 2013)
  • Mar 12 Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan musician (d. 2007)
  • Mar 15 Nicolas Flagello, composer
  • Mar 16 Christa Ludwig, soprano (Vienna State Opera), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Mar 16 Ramon Barce, Spanish composer, born in Madrid (d. 2008)
  • Mar 17 Edino Krieger, composer
  • Mar 19 Alam Thomas "Tom" Paley, American folk musician (New Lost City Ramblers), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • Mar 21 Evelyn Ruth Anderson, composer
  • Mar 24 Byron "Yanks" Janis, McKeesport Pa, pianist (NBC Symphony Orchestra)
  • Mar 26 Carole Carr, singer/actress (Down Among the Z Men)
  • Mar 28 Jose Luis de Delas, composer
  • Mar 29 Vaclav Felix, composer
  • Mar 30 John Heddle Nash, English operatic singer, born in London (d. 1994)
  • Mar 30 Diether de la Motte, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Albert Herbert Brewer, composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 1 Jacob Adolf Hagg, composer, dies at 77
  • Mar 27 Leslie Stuart, composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 28 Giuseppe Ferrata, composer, dies at 63