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March 1877 in Music History

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 4 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet "Swan Lake" has its world premiere, performed by the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 4 Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer
  • Mar 29 Reginald Goss-Custard, British organist, arranger and composer (Chelsea Fayre), born in St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, England (d. 1956)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 12 Crystobal Oudrid y Segura, composer, dies at 52
  • Mar 28 Vincenzo Fioravanti, Italian composer, dies at 77