March 1872 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 7 Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov, Russian composer (Rhapsodie hébraïque; Prince Lake), and teacher, born in Taganrog, Russia (d. 1964)
  • Mar 8 Paul Juon, Russian-Swiss violinist and composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1940)
  • Mar 10 Felix Borowski, British-American composer, educator (Chicago Musical College, 1896-1925), and musicologist (Chicago Symphony, 1908-56), born in Burton-in-Kendal, England (d. 1956)
  • Mar 19 Anna Held, Polish-born French actress and singer (A Parisian Model), born in Warsaw (d. 1918)
  • Mar 20 Bernhard Seklas, German pianist, composer, conductor, and pedagogue thought to be the first jazz instructor, born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (d. 1934)
  • Mar 30 Sergey Vasilenko, Russian composer, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1956)
  • Mar 31 Sergei Diaghilev, Russian arts patron and ballet impresario (founder of the Imperial Ballet and Ballets Russes), born in Gruzino Novgorod, Russia (d. 1929)