March 1976 in Music

Events in Music

Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 1 11th Academy of Country Music Awards: Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn win

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn
  • Mar 2 "Bubbling Brown Sugar" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 766 performances
  • Mar 2 Holgate, Kemp & Lopez' musical premieres in NYC
  • Mar 6 Ice Dance Championship at Gothenburg won by Pakhomova & Gorshkov (URS)
  • Mar 9 Islander Glenn Resch's 10th shut-out opponent-Blues 4-0
  • Mar 25 "My Fair Lady" opens at St James Theater NYC for 384 performances
  • Mar 25 "Rex" opens at Lunt-Fontaine Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Mar 26 Wings release "Wings at the Speed of Sound" album

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 4 Scott Sturgeon (Stza Crack), American musician (Choking Victim and Leftover Crack)
  • Mar 10 Kisaki, Japanese musician
  • Mar 10 Haifa Wehbe, Lebanese actress, model and singer
  • Mar 12 Simon Young, English music journalist
  • Mar 13 James Dewees, musician
  • Mar 17 Stephen Gately, Irish singer (Boyzone), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Mar 19 Zach Lind, American drummer (Jimmy Eat World)
  • Mar 20 Chester Bennington, American singer and songwriter (Linkin Park), born in Phoenix, Arizona (d. 2017)
  • Mar 25 Juvenile [Terius Gray], American rapper (The Hot Boys), born in Magnolia, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 25 Baek Ji Young, South Korean singer
  • Mar 27 Tia Fuller, American jazz musician (BeyoncĂ© backing band), born in Aurora, Colorado
  • Mar 28 David Keuning, American guitar player (The Killers)
  • Mar 30 Mark McClelland, Northern Irish musician (Degrassi)

Weddings in Music

HeartWedding of Interest

Mar 20 Rocker Alice Cooper (28) weds choreographer Sheryl Goddard in Acapulco, Mexico

Rocker Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Jean Martinon, French conductor/composer, dies at 66
  • Mar 3 Alfred Sendrey, composer, dies at 92
  • Mar 7 Erwin Kroll, German composer, dies at 90
  • Mar 18 Robert de Roos, composer, dies at 69
  • Mar 19 George Sklavos, composer, dies at 87
  • Mar 19 Paul Kossoff, rock guitarist (Free), dies of heart failure at 25