March 1910 in Music

Events in Music

  • Mar 18 Frederick Converse's opera "The Pipe of Desire" is the first American opera to be performed at the Metropolitian Opera, NYC
  • Mar 27 Fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, killed 312

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestSamuel Barber

Mar 9 Samuel Barber, American composer (School for Scandal), born in West Chester, Pennsylvania (d. 1981)

Composer Samuel Barber
Composer
Samuel Barber
  • Mar 13 Sammy Kaye, American orchestra leader (Swing and Sway With Sammy Kaye), born in Cleveland, Ohio (d. 1987)
  • Mar 24 Jacques Chailley, composer
  • Mar 25 Mario Peragallo, Italian composer
  • Mar 25 Magda Olivero, Italian soprano

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 10 Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke, composer, dies at 85
  • Mar 17 Joaquin Valverde, composer, dies at 64
  • Mar 27 David Duffle Wood, composer, dies at 72
  • Mar 28 Édouard Colonne, French violinist and conductor, dies at 71