On This Day

March 1808 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 6 1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard in Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Mar 27 Joseph Haydn's oratorio "Die Schopfung" premieres in Vienna

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 24 Maria Malibran (née Garcia) Spanish operatic contralto and soprano, born in Paris, (d. 1836)