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March 1992 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 1 "Little Hotel on the Side" closes at Belasco NYC after 41 performances
  • Mar 1 "Visit" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances

Music awardsSoul Train Music Awards

Mar 10 6th Soul Train Music Awards: Natalie Cole, Color Me Badd win

Singer and Songwriter Natalie Cole
Singer and Songwriter
Natalie Cole
  • Mar 10 "Come and Talk to Me" single released by Jodeci (Billboard Song of the Year 1992)

Music concertFarm Aid Concert

Mar 14 Farm Aid V held in Irving, Texas; performers include Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Arlo Guthrie, Asleep At The Wheel, Kentucky Headhunters, Texas Tornadoes, Bonnie Raitt, Tracy Chapman, Paul Simon, and Mary Chapin Carpenter

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Neil Young
Singer-Songwriter John Mellencamp
John Mellencamp
  • Mar 17 "Death & the Maiden" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 159 performances
  • Mar 18 "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 38 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 18 American pop singer Donna Summer gets a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame

Singer Donna Summer
Donna Summer
  • Mar 19 "Master Builder" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Mar 22 "Private Lives" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 37 performances
  • Mar 22 Herb Gardner's play "Conversations with My Father", starring Judd Hirsch and Tony Shalhoub, opens at Royale NYC for 462 performances
  • Mar 24 "Jake's Women" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 245 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

Mar 27 Columbia Records releases Bruce Springsteen's 9th and 10th studio albums - "Human Touch" and "Lucky Town" - on the same day; musicians other than the E-Street Band are used

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 6 Momoko Tsugunaga, Japanese singer
  • Mar 10 Emily Osment, American actress and singer

Person of interestOzuna

Mar 13 Ozuna [Juan Carlos Ozuna Rosado], Puerto Rican singer (Odisea), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Singer Ozuna

Weddings in Music

  • Mar 22 Record producer Lou Adler weds Paige Hannah (Daryl's sister)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 4 Mary Osborne, jazz guitarist, dies at 70 of liver cancer
  • Mar 8 George "Red" Callender, American jazz and session string bass and tuba player, dies of thyroid cancer at 76
  • Mar 10 Giorgos Zampetas, Greek composer and musician (b. 1925)
  • Mar 13 Clarence Wright, English actor and singer, dies at 84
  • Mar 19 Henry Leland Clarke, American composer, dies at 85
  • Mar 20 Frank Westbrook, dancer/choreographer, dies at 82
  • Mar 20 Georges Delerue, French film composer (Sword of Gideon, A Little Romance), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Mar 21 Natalie Sleeth, American composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 27 Harald Saeverud, Norwegian composer (Saline), dies at 94
  • Mar 27 Harald Sæverud, Norwegian composer (Rondo Amoroso; Sinfonia Dolorosa), dies at 94
  • Mar 28 Josef Matej, Czech composer, dies at 70