On This Day

March 1873 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 15 David Vaughan Thomas, Welsh musician and composer, born in Ystalyfera (d. 1934)
  • Mar 19 Max Reger, German composer, pianist and professor (Leipzig Univ), born in Brand, Bavarian Empire (d. 1916)
  • Mar 20 Sergei V Rachmaninov, Russian/US pianist/composer (Aleko) [NS=Apr 1]

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 5 Marie-Alexis Castillon de Saint-Victor, French composer, dies at 34
  • Mar 20 Adolphe Fétis, Belgian-French pianist and composer, dies at 52