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March 1824 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 7 Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto" premieres in Venice

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Mar 24 1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis" in St. Petersburg

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 2 Bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Bohemian composer (Bartered Bride, Moldau)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 3 Giovanni Battista Viotti, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 12 Heinrich Carl Ebell, composer, dies at 48
  • Mar 22 Johann Melchior Dreyer, German composer, dies at 76