On This Day

March 1901 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Premiere

Mar 14 1st performance of Anton Bruckner's 6th Symphony in A

Composer Anton Bruckner
Composer
Anton Bruckner

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 15 Theo Uden Masman Dutch big band leader (The Ramblers), born in Cheribon, Dutch East Indies (d. 1965)
  • Mar 17 Piotr Perkowski, Polish composer, born in Oweczacze (now Druzhne), Ukraine (d. 1990)
  • Mar 27 Albert Henneberg, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1991)

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 8 Peter Benoit, Flemish composer/conductor (High Mass), dies at 66
  • Mar 10 Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, Russian composer, dies at 38
  • Mar 31 John Stainer, English composer (The Crucifixion), dies at 60