On This Day

March 1797 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 13 Cherubini's opera "Medée" premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 7 Carl Schwencke, German pianist and composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1870)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Juan Manuel Olivares, Venezuelan composer, dies at 36
  • Mar 19 Philip Hayes, English composer, dies at 58