March 1954 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 5 "Girl in Pink Tights" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 115 performances

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Mar 12 1st performance of Arnold Schoenberg's "Moses und Aaron"

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • Mar 20 "King & I" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1246 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 1 Janis Gill, singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl), born in Torrance, California
  • Mar 3 Chris Hughes, English record producer and rock drummer (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
  • Mar 7 Matt Frenette, rock drummer (Loverboy)
  • Mar 8 Cheryl Baker, rock vocalist (Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies)
  • Mar 9 Charmain Elaine Sylvers, American rocker (The Sylvers), born in Watts, Los Angeles
  • Mar 14 Adrian Zmed, actor (TJ Hooker, Dance Fever), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 14 Jann Browne, country singer (Mexican Wind)
  • Mar 16 Jimmy Nail, singer/actor (Evita, Spender, Howling II)
  • Mar 16 Nancy Wilson, rock guitarist (Heart-Never, What about Love), born in San Francisco, California
  • Mar 17 Lesley-Anne Down, actress (A Little Night Music, Moonraker), born in London, England
  • Mar 17 Rena Jones, rock vocalist
  • Mar 20 Jim Seales, Hamilton Ala, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)
  • Mar 31 Tony Brock, England, rock drummer (Isn't It Time, Every Time I Think of You)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 4 Georg Göhler, German composer (Rückert), dies at 79
  • Mar 4 Noel Gay [Reginald Moxon Armitage], British composer (Who's been polishing the Sun), dies at 55
  • Mar 6 Louis Zimmermann, Dutch violinist and 1st concert master of Concert building, dies at 80
  • Mar 14 Ludomir Michał Rogowski, Polish composer, dies at 72
  • Mar 15 Arthur Fickenscher, American composer, dies at 82
  • Mar 19 Walter Braunfels, composer, dies at 71
  • Mar 21 Harry Lawrence Freeman, African-American composer, dies at 84