March 1894 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Mar 16 Jules Massenet's opera "Thaïs" premieres in Paris, includes piece “Méditation” for violin and orchestra

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 2 Renaat Veremans, Flemish organist, composer, and conductor (Flemish Opera, Antwerp, 1921-44), born in Lierre, Belgium (d. 1969)
  • Mar 14 Josef Schelb, German composer, born in Bad Krozingen, Germany (d. 1977)
  • Mar 15 Sláva Vorlová [Miroslava Johnová], Czech composer (Bílá oblaka (White Clouds)), born in Náchod, Lands of the Bohemian Crown (now Czech Republic) (d. 1973)
  • Mar 25 Erik William Gustav Leidzen, Swedish American composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1962)
  • Mar 26 Viorica Ursuleac, Romanian operatic soprano, the favorite of Richard Strauss, born in Czernowitz, Duchy of Bukovina, Austrian Empire (now Chernivtsi, Ukraine) (d. 1985)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 21 Jacob Rosenhaim, Jewish-German composer, dies at 80
  • Mar 24 Robert Prescott Stewart, Irish composer, organist, conductor, and teacher, dies at 68