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 Concert

Mar 4 Singer-songwriter Paul Simon tapes an acoustic concert performance for "MTV Unplugged" at Kaufman-Astoria Studios in Queens, NYC

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

Soul Train Music Awards

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

Music Concert

Mar 12 Rock for the Rainforest benefit concert held at Carnegie Hall, NYC; performers include: Sting, Elton John, James Taylor, Natalie Cole, and Don Henley

Farm 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 [1]

  • 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

Music History

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

  • Mar 19 "Master Builder" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Mar 22 "Private Lives" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 37 performances

Theater Premiere

Mar 22 Herb Gardner's stage drama "Conversations with My Father", starring Judd Hirsch and Tony Shalhoub, opens at Royale Theatre, NYC, runs for 462 performances and a Tony Award for Hirsch

  • Mar 24 "Jake's Women" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 245 performances

Album 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

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 6 Momoko Tsugunaga, Japanese singer
  • Mar 7 Alisson Kruusmaa, contemporary classical composer (Rain; Hummingbirds), born in Pärnu, Estonia

Emily OsmentEmily Osment (31 years old)

Mar 10 American actress (Hannah Montana) and singer (Spy Kids), born in Los Angeles, California

OzunaOzuna (31 years old)

Mar 13 Puerto Rican singer (Odisea), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Weddings in Music

  • Mar 22 American record producer Lou Adler (58) weds American actress Page Hannah (27) (Daryl's sister)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 4 Mary Osborne, American jazz guitarist, dies of liver cancer at 70
  • 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 12 Karel Poons, Jewish-Dutch ballet dancer, educator, and Holocaust survivor, dies at 79
  • 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, American Broadway dancer and 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 Sæverud, Norwegian composer (Rondo Amoroso; Sinfonia Dolorosa), dies at 94
  • Mar 28 Josef Matej, Czech composer, dies at 70