On This Day

March 8, 1957 in Music History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Music

  • 1st performance of David Diamond's 6th Symphony in Boston

Birthdays in Music

  • Billy Childs, composer/pianist
  • Clive Burr, English drummer (Iron Maiden 1979-82), born in London, England (d. 2013)

Deaths in Music

  • Othmar Schoeck, composer, dies at 70