On This Day

Musicians Born in March 1910

  • Mar 7 Josef Veselka, Czech choral conductor (Prague Philharmonic Choir, 1959-81), and pedagogue, born in Nové Město na Moravě, Czechoslovaia (d. 1992)

Person of interestSamuel Barber

Mar 9 Samuel Barber, American composer (School for Scandal; Adagio For Strings), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 1981)

Composer Samuel Barber
Composer
Samuel Barber
  • Mar 13 Sammy Kaye, American orchestra leader (Swing and Sway With Sammy Kaye), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1987)
  • Mar 24 Jacques Chailley, French musicologist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1999)
  • Mar 25 Mario Peragallo, Italian composer, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1996)
  • Mar 25 Magda Olivero, Italian soprano (Adriana Lecouvreur; La Voix Humaine), born in Saluzzo, Italy (d. 2014)

About March 1910

How Old? 111 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Signs: Pisces (Feb 19 - Mar 20), Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 19)