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March 1857 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 12 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra" premieres in Venice

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 3 Alfred Bruneau, composer
  • Mar 8 Ruggero Leoncavallo, Italian composer (I pagliacci/Zaza), born in Naples, Italy (d. 1919)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 17 Adolph Trube, composer, dies at 42