On This Day

March 1850 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 5 Daniel Brink Towner, American hymn composer (d. 1919)
  • Mar 9 Alexandre Luigini, French composer (Ballet égyptien), born in Lyon, France (d. 1906)
  • Mar 13 Emilio Serrano y Ruiz, Spanish composer, born in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain (d. 1939)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 19 Adalbert Gyrowetz, Bohemian composer, dies at 87