March 1883 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 31 1st performance of Caesar Franck's symphonic poem for orchestra "Le Chasseur Maudit" (The Accursed Huntsman) at the Salle Érard in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 7 Carl Deis, American composer and organist, born in New York City (d. 1960)
  • Mar 8 Manuel Gómez Carrillo, Argentine composer, born in Santiago del Estero, Argentina (d. 1968)
  • Mar 12 Judge Jackson, American sacred harp composer, songwriter, and educator (The Colored Sacred Harp), born in Montgomery County, Alabama (d. 1958)
  • Mar 13 Enrico Toselli, Italian pianist and composer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1926)
  • Mar 14 Juan Manén, Spanish composer and violinist, born in Barcelona (d. 1971)
  • Mar 19 Josef Matthias Hauer, Austrian composer and music theorist, born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria (d. 1959)
  • Mar 20 Karl Hasse, German composer, born in Dohna (d. 1960)
  • Mar 21 Jules van Nuffel, Belgian composer, priest, and musicologist (Nova Organi Harmonia), born in Hemiksem, Belgium (d. 1953)
  • Mar 27 Jan Kunc, Czech composer (Czech State Anthem), born in Doubravice nad Svitavou (d. 1976)
  • Mar 28 William Henry Harris, English composer, born in Fulham, London (d. 1973)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 15 Karol Studzinski, composer, dies at 55