On This Day

March 1924 in Music History

Events in Music

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 24 1st performance of Jean Sibelius' 7th Symphony in C at the Konsertföreningenin in Stockholm

Composer Jean Sibelius
Jean Sibelius

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 6 Sarah Caldwell, American conductor/opera director (Flagstaff), born in Maryville, Missouri (2006)
  • Mar 9 Konstantin Iliev, Bulgarian composer, born in Sofia, Bulgaria (d. 1988)
  • Mar 15 Lockrem Johnson, American composer, born in Davenport, Iowa (d. 1977)
  • Mar 17 Stephen Dodgson, composer
  • Mar 21 Karl Heinz Fussl, composer
  • Mar 25 Julia Perry, African-American composer (Cask of Amontillado), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Mar 27 Sarah Vaughan, jazz scat singer (Broken Hearted Melody), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 1990)
  • Mar 29 Jules de Corte, blind Dutch ballad singer and songwriter, born in Deurne, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • Mar 29 Andrew Frierson, pioneering African American opera singer, born in Columbia, Tennessee (d. 2018)
  • Mar 30 Milko Kelemen, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 18 Frederick Bridge, English organist and composer, dies at 79
  • Mar 19 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/author, dies at 71
  • Mar 26 Augusto (de Oliveira) Machado, Portuguese composer (Lauriane; Camões es os Luziadas), dies at 78
  • Mar 27 Walter Parratt, composer, dies at 83
  • Mar 29 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish composer/writer, dies at 71