March 1886 in Music History

Events in Music

Manfred Premieres

Mar 23 Tchaikovsky's "Manfred" symphony premieres in Moscow, Russia, conducted by Max Erdmannsdörfer

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 3 (Reginald Owen) R.O. Morris, British composer and music teacher, born in York, England (d. 1948)
  • Mar 3 James Friskin, Scottish-American concert pianist and composer, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1967)
  • Mar 4 Paul Bazelaire, French cellist, composer, and poet, born in Sedan, France (d. 1958)
  • Mar 13 Henri D Gagnebin, Belgian-Swiss organist and composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1977)
  • Mar 28 Jaroslav Novotny, Czech composer, born in Jičín, Austria-Hungary (d. 1918)
  • Mar 29 Gustaf Adolf Tiburtius Bengtsson, Swedish composer, born in Vadstena, Sweden (d. 1965)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 31 Giovanni Rossi, composer, dies at 57