Deaths in Music in March 1973

  • Mar 5 Rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45
  • Mar 5 Michael Jeffery, British music manager (b. 1933)
  • Mar 6 Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 72
  • Mar 8 Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, rocker (Grateful Dead) dies at 27
  • Mar 12 Esther Williamson Ballou, composer, dies at 57
  • Mar 14 Rafael Godoy, Colombian composer (b. 1907)
  • Mar 18 Lauritz L H Melchior, Danish baritone/actor (Luxury Liner), dies at 82
  • Mar 21 Antoni Szalowski, composer, dies at 65
  • Mar 26 Safford Cape, US/Belgian conductor/composer/musicologist, dies at 67
  • Mar 27 Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, composer, dies at 72
  • Mar 31 Kurt George Hugo Thomas, composer, dies at 68