On This Day

March 1892 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 3 Rui Coelho, Portuguese composer, born in Alcacer do Sal (d. 1986)

Person of interestArthur Honegger

Mar 10 Arthur Honegger, Swiss composer (King David, Pacific 231), born in Le Havre, France (d. 1955)

Composer Arthur Honegger
Composer
Arthur Honegger
  • Mar 10 Eva Turner, British soprano
  • Mar 13 Alec Rowley, English composer, born in London (d. 1958)
  • Mar 16 James Petrillo, leader of the U.S. musicians union (d. 1984)
  • Mar 17 Sayed Darwish, Egyptian singer & songwriter, "father of Egyptian popular music" (Ana Haweet), born in Kôm el-Dikka, Alexandria (d. 1923)
  • Mar 19 Robert Denzler, composer
  • Mar 27 Ferde Grofé, American composer, born in New York (d. 1972)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 20 Arthur Goring Thomas, English composer, dies at 41
  • Mar 26 Anton Wallerstein, German composer, dies at 78
  • Mar 31 Adolf Rzepko, Polish composer, dies at 66