March 1995 in Music

Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 1 37th Grammy Awards: All I Want to Do, Streets of Philadelphia, Sheryl Crow

Singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow
Singer-songwriter
Sheryl Crow
  • Mar 2 "Smokey Joe's Cafe" opens at Virginia Theater NYC
  • Mar 10 Chiel Meijering's "St Louis Blues" premieres in Arnhem
  • Mar 12 Ice Dance Championship at Birmingham UK won by Gritshuk & Platov (RUS)
  • Mar 13 9th Soul Train Music Awards: Boyz II Men, Anita Baker win
  • Mar 19 "Translations" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • Mar 19 "Uncle Vanya" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • Mar 20 Beatles song, "Baby It's You", with late John Lennon as lead singer, is released, 1st Fab Four single in more than 30 years
  • Mar 23 "How To Succeed in Business..." opens at R Rodgers NYC for 548 performances
  • Mar 26 "Defending the Caveman" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 671 performances
  • Mar 26 "Moliere Comedies" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 56 performances

Music releaseMusic Single

Mar 27 "Back for Good" single released by British boy Band Take That, reaches No. 1 in 31 countries

  • Mar 30 "Arcadia" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 204 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 23 Jan Lisiecki, Canadian Pianist

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 2 Hugo Cole, British composer and critic, dies at 77
  • Mar 4 Eden Ahbez, American songwriter (Nature Boy), dies at 86
  • Mar 5 Vivian Stanshall, British musician (Magical Mystery Tour), dies at 51
  • Mar 6 Delroy George Wilson, singer, dies at 46
  • Mar 7 John Arthur Neill Lambert, composer teacher organist, dies at 69
  • Mar 8 Ingo Schwichtenberg, German drummer (b. 1965)
  • Mar 10 Hendrik W van Leeuwen, Dutch musician, dies at 79
  • Mar 11 Carel Birnie, found Utrecht Opera/Dutch Dance Theater, dies at 69
  • Mar 13 Lorraine Macleod, dancer (Girls Just Want to Have Fun), dies at 65
  • Mar 14 Gerard Thomas Victory, composer, dies at 73
  • Mar 16 Sydney Simone, band leader, dies at 80
  • Mar 17 Sunnyland Smart, jazz/blues singer/pianist (Delta Blues), dies at 87
  • Mar 18 Charles Drain, American soul singer, dies at 65
  • Mar 18 Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer (Raskolnikov), dies at 84
  • Mar 19 Kenneth Norman Joseph Loveless, priest folk musician, dies at 83
  • Mar 21 Norman Schwartz, record Producer, dies at 66
  • Mar 23 Alan Barton, singer (Smokie, Black Lace), dies in a bus crash
  • Mar 23 Daniel George "Danny" Apolinar, composer/songwriter, dies at 61
  • Mar 23 Ripley L. Ingram, singer, dies at 65
  • Mar 24 Joey Long, blues/cajun guitarist, dies at 62
  • Mar 26 Rapper-E (Eazy Eric Wright), dies at 31
  • Mar 27 Chet Gierlach, music publisher/composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 29 Jimmy McShane, Irish singer (Baltimora), dies of aids at 37
  • Mar 30 Paul A Rothchild, record producer, dies at 59
  • Mar 30 Rozelle Claxton, pianist/arranger, dies at 82
  • Mar 31 Carl Story, American bluegrass musician (Rambling Mountaineers), dies at 78
  • Mar 31 Selena [Quintanilla-PĂ©rez], Mexican-American singer-songwriter known as the Queen of Tejano music (Grammy-1994), killed by a fan at 23