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March 1827 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 29 20,000 attend Ludwig von Beethovens burial in Vienna

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 26 Emanuel Kania, Polish composer, born in Uszyce, Poland (d. 1887)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 9 Franz Xaver Gerl, Austrian bass singer and composer, dies at 62

Person of interestLudwig van Beethoven

Mar 26 Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer (5th Symphony, Ode to Joy), dies of liver disease at 56