March 1998 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 1 "Art" opens at Royale Theater NYC
  • Mar 12 "Sound of Music" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 15 "Cabaret" opens at Club Expo Theater, NYC, starring Alan Cumming and Natasha Richardson

  • Mar 19 "Ah Wilderness!" opens at Vivian Beaumont theater

Divorces in Music

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Mar 5 Singer Mariah Carey and mugic mogul Tommy Mottola divorce after 2 years of marriage

Singer Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 12 Judge Dread, English reggae musician, dies from a heart attack at 52
  • Mar 17 Bernarr Rainbow, English historian of music education, organist, and choir master, dies at 83
  • Mar 20 George Howard, American jazz saxophone musician
  • Mar 21 Galina Ulanova, Russian prima ballerina assoluta (b. 1910)
  • Mar 30 Ramsay Ames [Phillips], American actress, model and dancer (The Mummy's Ghost, Ali Baba & the 40 Thieves), dies of lung cancer at 79