March 1899 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 5 1st performance of Edward MacDowell's 2nd Concerto in D

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 2 Harald Søltoft Agersnap, Danish cellist, pianist, conductor, and composer (Royal Danish Theatre, 1931-66), born in Vinding, Denmark  (d. 1982)
  • Mar 5 Patrick Hadley, English composer (La Belle Dame sans merci; The Hills), pedagogue, and conductor, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1973)

Ina BoyleIna Boyle (1899-1967)

Mar 8 Irish composer (Glencree; The Magic Harp), born in Bushey Park, County Wicklow, Ireland

  • Mar 10 Finn Høffding, Danish composer (Karlsvognen), born in Copenhagen, Denmark (d. 1997)
  • Mar 13 Pancho Vladigerov, Bulgarian pianist, composer (Vardar Rhapsody; Song to Peace), and pedagogue, born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1978) [1]
  • Mar 22 Ruth Page, American ballet dancer and choreographer (Diaghilev; Pygmalion), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 1991)
  • Mar 23 Dora Gerson, German-Jewish actress, cabaret singer, and Holocaust victim (Caravan of Death), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1943)
  • Mar 26 William Baines, English composer, born in Hornbury, England (d. 1922)