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March 1822 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 7 Victor Masse, French composer, born in Lorient, France (d. 1884)
  • Mar 31 Rafael Hernando, Spanish composer of zarzuelas, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1888)

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 16 Opera Composer (The Barber of Seville) Gioachino Rossini marries 1st wife Opera Singer Isabella Colbran in Bologna


Deaths in Music

  • Mar 2 Friedrich Christian Hermann Uber, composer, dies at 40
  • Mar 3 Franz Adam Veichtner, German violinist and composer, dies at 81