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March 1977 in Music History

Events in Music

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

Mar 5 3rd People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Picture) and Telly Savalas & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)

Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
Actor John Wayne
John Wayne
  • Mar 18 The Clash release their first recording "White Riot"

Birthdays in Music

Person of interestChris Martin

Mar 2 Chris Martin, English musician (Coldplay), born in Exeter, England

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin

Person of interestRonan Keating

Mar 3 Ronan Keating, Bayside Irish singer (Boyzone), born in Dublin, Ireland

  • Mar 4 Jason Marsalis, American jazz drummer, born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Mar 7 Bartosz Kowalski, Polish classical music composer, born in Warsaw, Poland
  • Mar 10 Matt Rubano, American musician (Taking Back Sunday)
  • Mar 10 Robin Thicke, Canadian American singer, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Mar 11 Andre Nickatina, American rapper
  • Mar 13 Ed Sloan, American musician (Crossfade), born in South Carolina
  • Mar 15 Joe Hahn, American musician
  • Mar 18 Devin Lima [Harold Lima], American singer (LFO), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 2018)
  • Mar 24 Corneille, Canadian-Rwandan singer
  • Mar 28 Angelo Garcia, singer (Menudo-Cannonball), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mar 31 Toshiya, Japanese musician (Dir en grey)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 5 Lockrem Johnson, American composer, dies at 52
  • Mar 5 Moses Pergament, Finnish-Swedish classical composer (The Jewish Song Choral Symphony) and music critic, dies at 83
  • Mar 10 E. Power Biggs, English organist and composer (CBS), dies at 70
  • Mar 14 Gyula David, Hungarian composer (Viola Concerto) and violinist, dies at 63
  • Mar 22 Witold Friemann, Polish composer, dies at 87
  • Mar 24 Saburō Moroi, Japanese composer and educator, dies at 73
  • Mar 27 Lodewijk de Vocht, Belgian composer, dies at 89
  • Mar 30 Levko Mykolayevich Revutsky, composer, dies at 88
  • Mar 30 Abdel Halim Hafez, Egyptian singer and actor (b. 1929)