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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, composer
  • Mar 6 [Walter] Furry Lewis, father of the blues, 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, conductor (Berlin State Orch-1937), born in Vienna, Austria

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 composer and musician, dies at 69