On This Day

March 1817 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 24 Aimé Maillart, French opera composer (Les Dragons de Villars), born in Montpellier, Hérault, France (d. 1871)
  • Mar 28 Mariano Soriano Fuertes y Piqueras, Spanish composer, born in Murcia, Spain (d. 1880)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Luigi Gatti, Italian composer, dies at 77
  • Mar 13 Matej Sojka, Bohemian composer, dies at 77
  • Mar 18 Johann Jakob Walder, composer, dies at 67