March 1934 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 2 Bernard Rands, composer (Wildtrack), born in Sheffield, England
  • Mar 4 Barbara McNair, singer/actress (Barbara McNair Show), born in Racine, Wisconsin
  • Mar 4 John Duffey, bluegrass musician
  • Mar 4 Mario Davidovsky, composer (Synchronisms), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Mar 7 Giorgos Katsaros, Greek musician and composer
  • Mar 8 Christian Wolff, composer
  • Mar 10 Judith Jamison, artistic director (Alvin Ailey Dance Theater)
  • Mar 11 Joep Straesser, composer (Blossom songs, Ramasasiri)
  • Mar 14 Shirley Scott, swing/blues organist (with Stanley Turrentine)
  • Mar 15 Daniel George "Danny" Apolinar, composer/songwriter
  • Mar 15 Wolfgang Hufschmidt, composer
  • Mar 17 Erhard Grosskopf, composer
  • Mar 17 Q T Macon, blues vocal/guitar
  • Mar 18 Pavle Despalj, composer
  • Mar 23 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (d. 2006)
  • Mar 25 Johnny Burnette, guitarist (Trains Kept A-Rollin, You're 16), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Mar 27 Arthur Mitchell, African-American choreographer (Dance Theater of Harlem), born in New York
  • Mar 28 Siegfried Thiele, German composer, born in Chemnitz, Germany
  • Mar 29 Ernstalbrecht Stiebler, German composer, born in Berlin
  • Mar 30 Lanny Morgan, American jazz alto saxophonist, born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Mar 31 John D. Loudermilk, country singer and songwriter (Tobacco Road), born in Durham, North Carolina (d. 2016)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 3 Norman O'Neill, English composer, dies at 58
  • Mar 13 Fritz Cortolezis, composer, dies at 56
  • Mar 21 Franz Schreker, Austrian composer, dies after suffering from a stroke at 55