On This Day

March 1793 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 6 Bernhard Joseph Klein, German sacred and secular music composer, and educator, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 1832)
  • Mar 12 Augustin-Philippe Peellaert, Belgian military officer, painter, composer, and librettist, born in Bruges, Belgium (d. 1876)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 21 Johann Michael Schmidt, composer, dies at 51