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March 1990 in Music History

Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 14 4th Soul Train Music Awards: Soul II Soul, Janet Jackson win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 20 Singer Gloria Estefan fractures her spine when a truck hits her tour bus near Scranton, Pennsylvania

  • Mar 21 "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 149 performances
  • Mar 22 "Grapes of Wrath" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 188 performances
  • Mar 25 "Lettice & Lovage" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 284 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 21 Mandy Capristo, German Singer (Monrose)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 13 Karl M√ľnchinger, German conductor (Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, 1945-87), dies at 74
  • Mar 16 Ernst Bacon, American composer, dies at 91
  • Mar 17 Rick Grech, British musician (Blind Faith, Traffic), dies at 44
  • Mar 18 Robin Harris, American comedian and actor (House Party, Mo' Better Blues), dies of a heart attack at 36
  • Mar 19 Andrew Wood, American singer (Mother Love Bone) (b. 1966)