On This Day

March 1879 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 29 Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin" premieres in Moscow

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 11 Justus Hermann Wetzel, composer
  • Mar 19 Joseph Haas, German late romantic opera composer (Tobias Wunderlich, Totenmesse), born in Maihingen, Bavaria, German Empire (d. 1960)
  • Mar 25 Otakar Zich, Czech composer, born in Městec Králové (d. 1934)