On This Day

March 1844 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Mar 9 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Hernani" premieres in Venice

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 10 Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist and composer (Spanish Dancer), born in Pamplona, Spain (d. 1908)
  • Mar 18 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian composer (Scheherazade), born in Tikhvin (d. 1908) (OS 6 Mar)
  • Mar 23 Eugène Gigout, French organist (St Augustin de Paris, 1863-1925), and composer (10 pièces pour orgue), born in Nancy, France (d. 1925)