March 19 – On this day in music

Birthdays in music

  • 1946 Paul Atkinson, rock guitarist (Zombies)
  • 1953 Billy Sheehan, rocker (Mr Big)
  • 1953 Ricky Wilson, rock guitarist (B-52’s), born in Athens, Georgia

Weddings in music

  • 1918 Jazz musician Louis Armstrong (17) weds Daisy Parker (21)
  • 1956 Author Aldous Huxley (62) weds musician and author Laura Archera (45)

Deaths in music

  • 1976 Paul Kossoff, rock guitarist (Free), dies of heart failure at 25
  • 1982 Randy Rhoads, heavy metal guitarist (Ozzy Osbourne), dies in an air crash at 25
  • 1990 Andrew Wood, American singer (Mother Love Bone) (b. 1966)
  • 1993 Jeff Ward, drummer (9 Inch Nails), commits suicide at 30

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