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March 2004 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 13 Luciano Pavarotti performs in his last opera at New York Metropolitan Opera's "Tosca"

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti

Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 20 18th Soul Train Music Awards: R. Kelly, Janet Jackson, Outkast & Beyoncé win

R&B Singer R. Kelly
R&B Singer
R. Kelly
Singer Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson
Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Beyoncé Knowles

Music releaseAlbum Release

Mar 23 Usher releases his 4th studio album “Confessions” (2004 Billboard Album of the Year, Grammy Award Best Contemporary R&B Album 2005)

Singer Usher

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 4 John McGeoch, Scottish musician (b. 1955)
  • Mar 4 Claude Nougaro, French singer (b. 1929)
  • Mar 9 Rust Epique, former Crazy Town guitarist (b. 1968)
  • Mar 9 John Mayer, Indian composer (Indo-Jazz Fusion), dies at 74
  • Mar 10 Dave Blood, real name David Schulthise; American musician, bassist for The Dead Milkmen (b. 1956)
  • Mar 13 Vilayat Khan, Indian classical sitar player and composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 14 Genevieve [Ginette Auger], French actress and singer (The Jack Paar Show), dies of a stroke at 83
  • Mar 16 Vilém Tauský, Czech conductor and composer (b. 1910)
  • Mar 21 Ludmilla Tchérina, French prima ballerina, artist, actress, choreographer and author (Sins of Rome), dies at 79
  • Mar 26 Jan Berry, American musician (Jan and Dean) dies after a stroke at 62
  • Mar 27 Adán Sánchez, Mexican-American singer (b. 1984)
  • Mar 30 Timi Yuro [Rosemary Timothy Yuro], American singer (Hurt), dies at 63