On This Day

March 1889 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 3 Fritz Behrend, composer
  • Mar 26 Václav Kaprál, Czech composer, pianist, and pedagogue, born in Určice (d. 1947)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 3 Edward Sydney Smith, composer, dies at 49
  • Mar 18 William Henry Monk, composer, dies at 66
  • Mar 27 Moritz Fürstenau, German composer, dies at 64