On This Day

March 1860 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 12 Salvatore Di Giacomo, Italian poet and songwriter during "Golden Age of Neapolitan Song", born in Naples (d. 1934)
  • Mar 13 Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer, born in Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia (d. 1903)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 6 (Justus Johann) Friedrich Dotzauer, German cellist (Dresden Court Orchestra, 1821-50), composer, and teacher, dies at 77
  • Mar 14 Louis-Antoine Jullien, French conductor, dies at 47
  • Mar 28 Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer, dies at 73