March 1994 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 1 36th Grammy Awards: I Will Always Love You, Toni Braxton wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 2 Miami begins a Latin walk of fame, 1st star for Gloria Estefan

  • Mar 3 "Damn Yankees" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 510 performances
  • Mar 5 Singer Grace Slick arrested for pointing a gun at a cop
  • Mar 7 The United States Supreme Court rules in Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc.that parodies of an original work are generally covered by the doctrine of fair use.

Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 15 8th Soul Train Music Awards: Toni Braxton, Whitney Houston win

Singer and Actress Whitney Houston
Singer and Actress
Whitney Houston
  • Mar 17 "Little More Magic" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 30 performances
  • Mar 20 "Cyrano - The Musical" closes at Neil Simon NYC after 137 performances
  • Mar 20 "Flowering Peach" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • Mar 20 "No Man's Land" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 21 English actor Dudley Moore arrested for hitting his girlfriend

Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician Dudley Moore
Actor, Comedian and Jazz Musician
Dudley Moore
  • Mar 22 "Not a Moment Too Soon" 2nd studio album by Tim McGraw is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1994)
  • Mar 24 "Carousel" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 322 performances
  • Mar 24 "Song of Jacob Zulu" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 53 performances

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestJustin Bieber

Mar 1 Justin Bieber, Canadian Pop Singer (Baby, One Time), born in London, Ontario

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber
  • Mar 16 Sierra McClain, American actress and singer

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Timothy Andrew James Souster, composer Musician, dies at 51
  • Mar 1 Walter Kent, US composer (I'll Be Home for Christmas), dies at 82
  • Mar 1 Sandro Fuga, Italian composer and pianist, dies at 87
  • Mar 3 Karel Kryl, Czechoslovak folk singer, dies at 49
  • Mar 5 Joe Daley, American jazz tenor, clarinet and flute player, dies at 75
  • Mar 6 Leighton Noble, singer/Bandleader, dies at 81
  • Mar 6 Moses Rascoe, American blues singer, dies at 77
  • Mar 9 Louis Freeman, band leader, dies at 100
  • Mar 9 Maurice "Moe" Purtill, American jazz drummer, dies at 77
  • Mar 13 Danny Barker, US banjo player/guitarist (Bourbon St Black), dies at 85
  • Mar 22 Dan Hartman, American singer-songwriter (Love Sensation), dies of an AIDS-related brain tumor at 43
  • Mar 24 Tommy Benford, jazz drummer, dies at 88
  • Mar 26 Jan Bor, Dutch violinist/painter, dies at 83
  • Mar 28 Albert Goldman, US rock biographer (Lives of John Lennon, Elvis), dies at 66
  • Mar 28 Eugene Ionesco, playwright (Rhinoceros, Bald Soprano), dies at 84
  • Mar 30 Sid Weiss, American jazz bassist, dies at 79