March 1976 in Music

Events in Music


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

Singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn
Singer-songwriter
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 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, American musician (The Get Up Kids), born in Liberty, Missouri
  • Mar 16 Blu Cantrell [Tiffany Cobb], American singer-songwriter (Hit 'Em Up Style (Oops!), Breathe), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 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), born in Pella, Iowa
  • 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
Rocker
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, British rock guitarist (Free), dies of a pulmonary embolism at 25