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March 1837 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 12 Alexandre Guilmant, French organist (La Trinitié, 1871-901), composer and pedagogue (Schola Cantorum, 1894-1911), born in Meudon, France (d. 1911)

Weddings in Music

Felix Mendelssohn

Mar 28 German composer Felix Mendelssohn (27) marries Cécile Jeanrenaud (20)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 26 Joseph Lincke, German cellist and composer, dies at 53