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Events in Music in March 1853

Historic InventionSteinway & Sons Piano

Mar 5 Piano company Steinway & Sons founded by Heinrich Steinweg (later Henry Steinway) in New York City

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Steinway Piano Advertisement circa 1866
Steinway Piano Advertisement circa 1866
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Music releaseMusic Premiere

Mar 6 Giuseppe Verdi's Opera "La Traviata" premieres in Venice

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
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Giuseppe Verdi