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March 1864 in Music History

Events in Music


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Mar 14 Gioachino Rossini's "Petite Messe Solennelle" premieres in Paris

  • Mar 19 Opera "Mireille" premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 15 Johan Halvorsen, composer
  • Mar 15 Leslie Stuart, composer
  • Mar 23 Hjalmar Borgstrom, composer
  • Mar 23 Louis Glass, Danish composer, born in Copenhagen (d. 1936)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 30 Louis Schindelmeisser, German clarinetist and composer, dies 52