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March 1842 in Music History

Events in Music

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 3 1st performance of Felix Mendelssohn's 3rd "Scottish" Symphony

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn

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Mar 9 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco" premieres in Milan

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Giuseppe Verdi

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 22 Carl A N Rosa, German violinist/composer
  • Mar 22 Mykola Lysenko, Ukrainian composer, conductor and ethnomusicologist, born in Hrynky, Russian Empire (d. 1912)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 7 Christian Theodor Weinlig, German composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 15 Maria Luigi C Z S Cherubini, Italian composer (Dies Irae), dies at 81