On This Day

March 1867 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Mar 11 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Don Carlos" premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 3 Gustav Strube, German-American conductor (Baltimore Symphony, 1916-30), composer (The Captive), and educator (Peabody Conservatory), born in Ballenstadt, Saxony (d. 1953)
  • Mar 15 Will Rossiter, composer
  • Mar 25 Arturo Toscanini, Italian cellist and conductor (La Scala, 1898-1908 & 1921-29; Metropolitan Opera, 1908-15; New York Philharmonic, 1926-36; NBC Symphony Orchestra, 1937-41 & 1944-54), born in Parma, Kingdom of Italy (d. 1957)
  • Mar 27 Edyth Walker, American opera singer, born in Hopewell, New York (d. 1950)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 16 Benjamin Hanby, composer, dies at 33
  • Mar 18 Wiktor Każyński, Polish composer, dies at 54
  • Mar 22 Ferdinando Giorgetti, Italian composer, dies at 70