March 1964 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 2 Beatles begin filming "A Hard Day's Night", Harrison meets Patti Boyd

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Mar 12 6th Grammy Awards: Days of Wine & Roses, Barbra Streisand wins 2

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Mar 14 "Girl Who Came to Supper" closes at Broadway NYC after 112 performances
  • Mar 21 Beatles' single "She Loves You" goes #1 in the US & stays #1 for 2 weeks
  • Mar 21 9th Eurovision Song Contest: Gigliola Cinquetti for Italy wins singing "Non ho l'eta" in Copenhagen
  • Mar 22 Barbra Streisand appears on the cover of NY Times Magazine section
  • Mar 26 "Funny Girl" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1,348 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 1 Jennifer McCarters, Sevierville Tn, singer (McCarters-The Gift)
  • Mar 1 Clinton Gregory, Martinsville, Virginia, American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter (Play, Ruby, Play)
  • Mar 3 Duncan Phillips, Australian drummer (Newsboys)
  • Mar 6 Reniet Vrieze, rock singer/guitarist (Pilgrims-White Men)
  • Mar 6 Madonna Wayne Gacy [Stephen Bier Jr.], American musician (Marilyn Manson band), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Mar 8 Peter [Ped] Gill, English drummer (Frankie Goes to Hollywood, born in Liverpool
  • Mar 10 Neneh Cherry, Swedish singer-songwriter and rapper (Money Love), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 12 Tony Terry, rock producer (Tony Terry)
  • Mar 15 Rockwell, [Kennedy Gordy], Det MI, rock vocalist (Someone Watching Me)
  • Mar 16 Patty Griffin, American singer and songwriter
  • Mar 18 Courtney Pine, British jazz saxophonist
  • Mar 18 Rozalla, Zambian singer
  • Mar 19 Yoko Kanno, Japanese composer
  • Mar 20 Natacha Atlas, Belgian singer
  • Mar 26 Baz Warne, English Guitarist (The Stranglers)
  • Mar 30 Tracy Chapman, US singer/songwriter (Freedom Now, I Got a Fast Car)
  • Mar 31 Erik Turner, rock guitarist (Warrant-Cherry Pie), born in Omaha, Nebraska

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Sergius Kagen, composer, dies at 54
  • Mar 20 Jean Rogister, Belgian virtuoso violist and composer, dies at 84
  • Mar 29 Ted Collins, pianist (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 63
  • Mar 30 Willem Andriessen, Dutch composer and pianist (Beethoven), dies at 76