March 1933 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 2 "King Kong", 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 William Francis McBeth, American composer
  • Mar 9 William McBeth, American composer, born in Ropesville, Texas (d. 2012)
  • Mar 10 Bernadetta Matuszczak, Polish composer
  • Mar 13 Mike Stoller, composer (Lieber & Stoller-Hound Dog, Charlie Brown)

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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 (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