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March 1844 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

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

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi

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 Eugene Gigout, composer