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March 1743 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 23 George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah" premieres in London


Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 8 Bendix Friedrich Zinck, German composer, born in Husum, Holstein, Germany (d. 1801)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 9 Jean-Baptiste Lully fils, French musician and son of Jean-Baptiste Lully, dies at 77