March 1891 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Concert

Mar 12 Clara Schumann plays Johannes Brahms's "Variations on a Theme by Haydn" for two pianos, with James Kwast in her last public concert (Frankfurt, Germany)

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 3 Federico Moreno Torroba, Spanish composer (Luisa Fernanda), conductor, and music promoter, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 1982)
  • Mar 23 Catherine Murphy Urner, American singer and composer, born in Mitchell, Indiana (d. 1942)
  • Mar 31 Erich Walter Sternberg, German-Israeli composer (co-founder of Israel Philharmonic Orchestra), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1974)