On This Day

March 1779 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 1 Jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, born in Freinsheim (d. 1839)
  • Mar 6 Philipp Roth, German cellist, and composer, born at Tarnowitz in Prussian Silesia (now Tarnowskie Góry, Poland) (d. 1898)
  • Mar 13 Oliver Shaw, early American composer, born in Newport, Rhode Island (d. 1848)
  • Mar 21 Alexis Garaude, composer
  • Mar 28 Angelo Maria Benincori, Italian composer, born in Brescia, Italy (d. 1821)