On This Day

Musicians Who Died in March 1991

  • Mar 1 Scott Huston, American composer, dies at 74
  • Mar 1 Frank Esler-Smith, English-Australian rock keyboardist (Air Supply), dies at 42
  • Mar 2 Serge Gainsbourg, Russian-French singer (Ford Mustang), dies at 62
  • Mar 3 Arthur Murray [Moses Teichman], American ballroom dancer and businessman (Arthur Murray Dance Party), dies at 95 of pneumonia
  • Mar 9 Tomojirō Ikenouchi, Japanese composer and educator, dies at 84
  • Mar 14 Howard Ashman, American playwright and lyricist (Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid), dies of AIDS-related complications at 40
  • Mar 14 Doc Pomus [Jerome Solon Felder], American blues singer and songwriter (Save the Last Dance for Me), dies at 65
  • Mar 21 Leo Fender, American inventor (Fender guitar), dies at 81
  • Mar 22 Dave Guard, American singer, songwriter and arranger (Kingston Trio - "Tom Dooley"), dies of cancer at 56
  • Mar 25 Eileen Joyce, pianist, dies at 78
  • Mar 25 Lee Donn, pianist, dies of stroke at 96
  • Mar 27 Elinor Remick Warren, composer, dies at 91
  • Mar 31 John Carter, American jazz clarinetist (Roots & folklore), dies at 61