On This Day

March 1812 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 9 Jakob Eduard Schmolzer, Austrian composer, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1886)
  • Mar 11 William Vincent Wallace, Irish-American violinist (known as the 'Australian Paganini'), and composer (Maritana), born in Waterford, Ireland (d. 1865)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 20 Jan Ladislav Dussek, Bohemian pianist/composer, dies at 52