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March 1859 in Music History

Events in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 8 Otto Taubmann, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1929)
  • Mar 12 Josef Cyril Sychra, Czech composer and choirmaster, born in Ústí nad Orlicí (d. 1935)
  • Mar 26 Nikolay Alexandrovich Sokolov, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1922)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Josef Theodor Krov, Bohemian composer, singer and teacher, dies at 61