On This Day

Musicians Who Died in March 1981

  • Mar 5 Yip Harburg [Isidore Hochberg], American lyricist (Somewhere Over The Rainbow), dies in a car crash at 84
  • Mar 7 Kirill Petrovich Kondrashin, Russian conductor/composer, dies at 67
  • Mar 25 Felix de Nobel, Dutch orchestra leader and pianist, dies at 73