On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1876

  • Mar 4 Alfred Holmes, English violinist and composer, dies at 38
  • Mar 5 Marie d'Agoult [pen name Daniel Stern], French author and mother of composer Franz Liszt's children, dies at 70
  • Mar 9 Louise Colet, French Romantic poet who had long affair with Gustave Flaubert, dies at 65
  • Mar 18 Ferdinand Freiligrath, German poet and translator, dies at 65
  • Mar 19 Jozef Stefani, Polish composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 31 Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, American singer, known as "The Black Swan", who performed at Buckingham Palace for Queen Victoria, dies at about 57 [birthdate uncertain]