On This Day

March 1848 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 9 Martin Pierre Joseph Marsick, Belgian composer, born in Jupille-sur-Meuse, Liège, Belgium (d. 1924)
  • Mar 17 Horace Wadham Nicholl, composer
  • Mar 31 John Henry Roberts, composer

Weddings in Music

  • Mar 20 King Louis I of Bayern abdicates to marry dancer Lola Montez