BIRTHSJosef Mysliveček Czech composer. (1737)
Jean-Georges Kastner French composer and theorist. (1810)
Modest Petrovich Musorgsky Russian composer. (1839)
Alexandre Luigini French conductor and composer. (1850)
Martin Shaw English composer. (1875)
Julius Brammer Austrian librettist. (1877)
Giovanni Inghilleri Italian baritone. (1894)
Gerald Abraham English musicologist. (1904)
Henry Leland Clarke American composer. (1907)
Samuel Barber American composer. (1910)
Nicola Zaccaria Greek bass. (1923)
Konstantin Iliev Bulgarian composer and conductor. (1924)
John Beckwith Canadian composer. (1927)
Thomas Schippers American conductor. (1930)
Azio Corghi Italian composer. (1937)
Sergey Larin Russian tenor. (1953)
DEATHSJules Mazarin French politician. (1661)
Giuseppe Antonio Bernabei Italian composer. (1732)
Vasily Alexeyevich Pashkevich Possibly of Russian birth composer and singer. (1797)
Dominique Della-Maria French composer. (1800)
János Fusz Hungarian composer. (1819)
Franz Xaver Gerl Austrian bass and composer. (1827)
Théodore Labarre French composer. (1870)
Frank Wedekind German poet and dramatist. (1918)
Otto Ackermann Swiss conductor. (1960)
Alessio De Paolis Italian tenor. (1964, 50 years)
S Earle Blakeslee American composer. (1972)
Angeles Ottein Spanish soprano. (1981)
Donald J Grout American musicologist. (1987)
Martial Singher American baritone. (1990)
PREMIERESBlaise le savetier François-André Danican Philidor; Paris, Opéra-Comique, 9 March 1759.
Il Bravo Saverio Mercadante; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 9 March 1839.
Nabucco Giuseppe Verdi; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 9 March 1842.
Ernani Giuseppe Verdi; Venezia, Teatro La Fenice, 9 March 1844.
Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor Otto Nicolai; Berlin, Königliches Opernhaus, 9 March 1849.
Bánk bán Ferenc Erkel; Pest, National Theatre, 9 March 1861.
Hamlet Ambroise Thomas; Paris, Opéra, 9 March 1868.
Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny Kurt Weill; Leipzig, Neues Theater, 9 March 1930.
La vera storia Luciano Berio; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 9 March 1982.
Der Meister und Margarita Rainer Kunad; Karlsruhe, Staatstheater, 9 March 1986.
BIRTHSGiovanni Giacomo Arrigoni Italian composer. (1597)
Gaetano Maria Schiassi Italian composer. (1698)
Lorenzo Da Ponte Italian librettist. (1749)
Dudley Buck American composer and organist. (1839)
Mykola Vitaliyovych Lysenko Ukrainian composer. (1842)
Henry Krehbiel American critic and writer on music. (1854)
Ugo Bottacchiari Italian composer. (1879)
José Ramos Martín Spanish librettist. (1892)
Arthur Honegger Swiss composer. (1892)
Eva Turner English soprano. (1892)
Finn Høffding Danish composer. (1899)
Hans Brehme German composer. (1904)
Owen Brannigan English bass. (1908)
Bernadetta Matuszczak Polish composer. (1933)
Thomas Bauman American musicologist. (1948)
Stephen Oliver English composer. (1950)
DEATHSLouis-Joseph Francoeur French composer and administrator. (1804)
Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Méhul Franco-Belgian composer. (1875)
Ciro Pinsuti Italian composer and singing teacher. (1888)
Teodulo Mabellini Italian composer and conductor. (1897)
Johan Peter Emilius Hartmann Danish composer. (1900)
Carl Reinecke German composer and conductor. (1910)
Mikhail Afanas'yevich Bulgakov Soviet novelist. (1940)
Albert Huberty Belgian bass. (1955)
Léopold Samuel Belgian composer. (1975)
Fedele D'Amico Italian critic. (1990)
Elie Siegmeister American composer. (1991)
PREMIERESLa vestale Saverio Mercadante; Napoli, Teatro S Carlo, 10 March 1840.
Die Königin von Saba Karl Goldmark; Vienna, Hofoperntheater, 10 March 1875.
Don Procopio Georges Bizet; Monte Carlo, Opéra, 10 March 1906.
Die Bürgschaft Kurt Weill; Berlin, Städtische Oper, 10 March 1932.
L'aiglon Arthur Honegger; Monte Carlo, Opéra, 10 March 1937.
BIRTHSTorquato Tasso Italian poet and playwright. (1544)
Giovanni Veneziano Italian composer. (1683)
Vincent Wallace Irish composer. (1812)
Antonio Bazzini Italian composer. (1818)
Carl Ruggles American composer. (1876)
Henry Cowell American composer. (1897)
Ivan Semyonovich Kozlovsky Ukrainian tenor. (1900)
Zdeněk Otava Czech baritone. (1902)
Tibor Polgar Canadian composer and conductor. (1907)
Xavier Montsalvatge Spanish composer. (1912)
Beni Montresor Italian designer and director. (1926)
Joep Straesser Dutch composer. (1934)
Sarah Walker English mezzo-soprano. (1943)
DEATHSEmilio de'Cavalieri Italian composer. (1602)
Georg Reutter Austrian composer. (1772)
Anton Eberl Austrian composer. (1807)
Philip James de Loutherbourg German designer. (1812)
Andreas Hallén Swedish composer. (1925)
Melanie Kurt Austrian soprano. (1941)
Arturo Rossato Italian librettist and novelist. (1942)
Susan Strong American soprano. (1946)
Sergey Nikiforovich Vasilenko Russian composer. (1956)
Geraldine Farrar American soprano. (1967)
Philip Bezanson American composer. (1975)
Hélène Bouvier French mezzo-soprano. (1978)
Gerhard Stolze German tenor. (1979)
Maria Reining Austrian soprano. (1991)
Claudio Sartori Italian musicologist and bibliographer. (1994)
Hugo Weisgall American composer. (1997)
PREMIERESI Capuleti e i Montecchi Vincenzo Bellini; Venezia, Teatro La Fenice, 11 March 1830.
Il Giuramento Saverio Mercadante; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 11 March 1837.
Rigoletto Giuseppe Verdi; Venezia, Teatro La Fenice, 11 March 1851.
Don Carlos Giuseppe Verdi; Paris, Opéra, 11 March 1867.
Germania Alberto Franchetti; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 11 March 1902.
C'est la guerre Emil Petrovics; Budapest, Opera, 11 March 1962.