March 1884 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 8 1st performance of Edward MacDowell's 2nd Piano suite

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 2 Leon Jongen, Belgian composer, born in Liege (d. 1969)
  • Mar 14 Wintter Haynes Watts, American composer, born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1962)
  • Mar 15 Rudolf Piskacek, composer
  • Mar 17 Alcide Nunez, American jazz clarinetist (d. 1934)
  • Mar 23 Glauco Velasquez, composer
  • Mar 24 Gino Marinuzzi, composer
  • Mar 26 Wilhelm Backhaus, German pianist (Rubinstein Competition winner, 1905), born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1969)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 19 Alfonse Charles Renaud de Vilback, composer, dies at 54
  • Mar 30 Hans Hampel, Czech composer, dies at 61