On This Day

March 1899 in Music History

Events in Music

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

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 5 Patrick Hadley, composer
  • Mar 10 Finn Hoffding, composer
  • Mar 13 Pancho Vladigerov, Bulgarian composer, born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1978)
  • 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, composer