On This Day

March 1832 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 12 The ballet La Sylphide first premieres at the Opéra de Paris.

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 1 Friedrich Grutzmacher, German cellist and composer, born in Dessau, Germany (d. 1903)
  • Mar 13 Alberto Randegger, Italian composer, born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1911)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 10 Muzio Clementi, Italian-English pianist, composer, music publisher, and piano maker, dies at 80
  • Mar 12 Friedrich Kuhlau, German-Danish opera composer, dies at 45
  • Mar 23 Wilhelm Würfel, Bohemian pianist, conductor, teacher, and composer, dies at 41