March 1893 in Music History

Events in Music

Music History

Mar 11 Carlos Gardel and his mother, Berthe Gardès, arrive in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 2 Maxime Dumoulin, French composer (d. 1972)
  • Mar 6 [Walter] "Furry" Lewis, American blues musician, born in Greenville, Mississippi (d. 1981) [birth year disputed]
  • Mar 8 Mississippi John Hurt, American country blues singer and guitarist, born in Teoc, Carroll County, Mississippi (d. 1966)
  • Mar 9 Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, born in Mulhouse, France (d. 1983)
  • Mar 18 (John) Jean Goldkette, French jazz pianist and bandleader, born in Valenciennes, France (d. 1962)
  • Mar 31 Clemens Krauss, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera; Berlin State Opera), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1954)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 5 Richard Samuel Hughes, Welsh composer, dies at 37
  • Mar 9 Disma Fumagalli, Italian composer, dies at 66
  • Mar 19 Karel Komzák I, Bohemian organist, conductor, military bandleader, and composer, dies at 69 [1]