On This Day

March 1874 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 9 Richard Ohlsson, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1940)
  • Mar 12 Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer, mostly of operettas (Bruder Straubinger; The Golden Mistress), born in Hernals, Austria (d. 1949)
  • Mar 26 Oskar Nedbal, Czech composer, born in Tábor, Czech Republic (d. 1930)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 20 Hans Christian Lumbye, Danish waltz composer, and musical director (Tivoli Gardens, 1843-72), dies at 63