March 1933 in Music

Events in Music


Film release premierFilm Premier

Mar 2 "King Kong" film directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack, starring Fay Wray premieres at Radio City Music Hall and RKO Roxy in NYC

  • Mar 23 Kroll Opera in Berlin opens

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 1 Istvan Lang, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest
  • Mar 3 Marco Antonio Munoz, Mexican spanish singer (Murmullos)
  • Mar 4 Ann Burton [Anna Rafalowicz], Dutch singer
  • Mar 5 Norbert Linke, German composer
  • Mar 6 Dorothy "Dolly" Ann Collins, English folk musician and composer
  • Mar 8 Johnny Dollar, American country and rockabilly singer, born in Kilgore, Texas (d. 1986)
  • Mar 9 Lloyd Price, American R&B singer (Just Because), born in Kenner, Louisiana
  • Mar 9 W. Francis McBeth, American composer, born in Ropesville, Texas (d. 2012)
  • Mar 10 Bernadetta Matuszczak, Polish composer
  • Mar 13 Mike Stoller, American composer (Lieber & Stoller-Hound Dog, Charlie Brown), born in Belle Harbor, Queens, New York

Person of interestQuincy Jones Jr

Mar 14 Quincy Jones Jr, American composer and singer (We Are The World), born in Chicago, Illinois

Composer & Singer Quincy Jones Jr
Composer & Singer
Quincy Jones Jr
  • Mar 15 Cecil Percival Taylor, American pianist and poet (U of Wisconsin)
  • Mar 15 Ronald Roseman, American composer
  • Mar 20 Jacquez Guyonnet, Swiss composer, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Mar 23 Norman Bailey, British bass-baritone (Flying Dutchman)
  • Mar 24 David Harries, composer
  • Mar 28 Tete Montoliu, Catalonian jazz pianist, born in Barcelona (d. 1997)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 4 Willie Walker, US jazz singer and guitarist (Dupree Blues), dies at 36
  • Mar 26 Eddie Lang, American jazz guitarist, dies at 30
  • Mar 29 Alexander Schmuller, Russian/Dutch violinist/conductor, dies at 52