March 1973 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 1 Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens

Music releaseAlbum Release

Mar 1 Pink Floyd release their album "Dark Side of the Moon", since sold over 45 million copies

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • Mar 3 "Shelter" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 31 performances
  • Mar 4 15th Grammy Awards: 1st Time Ever I Saw Your Face, America
  • Mar 8 Paul & Linda McCartney are fined £100 for growing cannabis
  • Mar 13 "Irene" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 605 performances
  • Mar 18 "Seesaw" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 296 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 23 Yoko Ono is granted permanent residence in USA

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
  • Mar 27 Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead) stopped for speeding & LSD possession

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 1 Carlo Resoort, Dutch DJ and producer (4 Strings)
  • Mar 3 Matthew Marsden, English actor and singer
  • Mar 7 Sébastien Izambard, operatic pop singer (Il Divo)
  • Mar 8 Anneke van Giersbergen, Dutch singer (The Gathering)
  • Mar 10 John LeCompt, American guitarist
  • Mar 13 David Draiman, American musician and songwriter (Disturbed)
  • Mar 16 Brant Bjork, American musician (Kyuss)
  • Mar 22 Beverley Knight, English singer
  • Mar 25 Anders Fridén, Swedish singer (In Flames)
  • Mar 30 DJ AM [ Adam Goldstein], American DJ and musician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2009)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 5 Rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45
  • Mar 5 Michael Jeffery, British music manager (b. 1933)
  • Mar 6 Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 72
  • Mar 8 Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, rocker (Grateful Dead) dies at 27
  • Mar 12 Esther Williamson Ballou, composer, dies at 57
  • Mar 14 Rafael Godoy, Colombian composer (b. 1907)
  • Mar 18 Lauritz L H Melchior, Danish baritone/actor (Luxury Liner), dies at 82
  • Mar 21 Antoni Szalowski, composer, dies at 65
  • Mar 26 Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/musicologist, dies at 67
  • Mar 27 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer, dies at 72
  • Mar 31 Kurt George Hugo Thomas, composer, dies at 68