Deaths in Music in March 1985

  • Mar 1 Eugene List, American concert pianist and teacher (Eastman School of Music), dies at 66
  • Mar 7 George Schick, Czech conductor (Chicago Symphony), dies at 76
  • Mar 12 Eugene Ormandy [Blau], Hungarian/US conductor, dies at 85
  • Mar 16 Roger Huntington Sessions, US composer (Black Masks), dies at 88
  • Mar 18 Jack Miller, orchestra leader (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 89
  • Mar 21 Salvador Ley, composer, dies at 78
  • Mar 24 George London, Canadian bass-baritone (Monterone-Rigoleto), dies at 64
  • Mar 29 Jeanine Deckers, Belgian nun and singer-songwriter, The Singing Nun, commits suicide at 51