BIRTHSAlbert Dupuis Belgian composer. (1877)
Gabriel Edouard Xavier Dupont French composer. (1878)
Jürgen Fehling German director. (1885)
Dimitri Mitropoulos American conductor and composer. (1896)
Alfred Goodman German composer. (1920)
Lucine Amara American soprano. (1927)
Pierre Max Dubois French composer. (1930)
Ian Caddy English bass-baritone. (1947)
DEATHSLuigi Vanvitelli Italian scene designer and inventor of stage machinery. (1773)
Giovanni Paolo Gaspari Italian stage designer. (1775)
Georg Christoph Wagenseil Austrian composer. (1777)
Leopold II . Holy Roman Emperor and patron. (1792)
Carlos Baguer Catalan composer. (1808)
Luigi Gatti Italian composer. (1817, 200 years)
Luigi Romanelli Italian librettist. (1839)
George Grossmith English baritone and composer. (1912)
Gabriele D'Annunzio Italian writer. (1938)
Florica Cristoforeanu Romanian mezzo-soprano. (1960)
Sergius Kagen American composer. (1964)
Boleslav Vomáčka Czech composer. (1965)
Sven Nilsson Swedish bass. (1970)
Sandro Fuga Italian composer. (1994)
Max Rudolf American conductor. (1995)
PREMIERESDido, Königin von Carthago Christoph Graupner; Hamburg, Theater am Gänsemarkt, spring 1707.
Bajazet Francesco Gasparini; Reggio Emilia, Teatro Pubblico, Spring Fair 1719.
Cud mniemany Jan Stefani; Warsaw, National Theatre, 1 March 1794.
The Consul Gian Carlo Menotti; Philadelphia, Shubert Theatre, 1 March 1950.
Assassinio nella cattedrale Ildebrando Pizzetti; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 1 March 1958.
The Cry of Clytaemnestra john c. Eaton; Bloomington, Indiana University Opera Theater, 1 March 1980.
Harriet, the Woman called 'Moses' Thea Musgrave; Norfolk, Virginia, 1 March 1985.
Voss Richard Meale; Adelaide, Festival Centre, 1 March 1986.
BIRTHSJohann Christian Friedrich Haeffner German composer. (1759)
George Alexander Macfarren English composer and teacher. (1813)
Antonio Buzzolla Italian composer. (1815)
Bedřich Smetana Czech composer. (1824)
Léon Jongen Belgian composer. (1884)
Eduardo Rodríguez-Losada Rebellón Spanish composer. (1886)
Thomas Burke English tenor. (1890)
Kurt Weill German composer. (1900)
Marc Blitzstein American composer. (1905)
Anthony Lewis English musicologist and conductor. (1915)
John Gardner English composer and teacher. (1917, 100 years)
Mario Zafred Italian composer. (1922)
Eric Feldbusch Belgian composer. (1922)
Juraj Beneš Slovak composer. (1940)
Robert Lloyd English bass. (1940)
Leif Segerstam Finnish conductor. (1944)
DEATHSFrancesco Melosio Italian poet and librettist. (1670)
François Bouvard French composer. (1760)
Karel Loos Czech composer. (1772)
Jean-Simon Berthélémy French painter and costume designer. (1811)
Christian Friedrich Hermann Uber German composer. (1822)
Carl Eberwein German composer. (1868)
Erna Sack German soprano. (1972)
Jean Kurt Forest German composer. (1975)
Hugo Cole English composer. (1995)
PREMIERESSant' Alessio Stefano Landi; Roma, ? Palazzo Barberini ai Giubbonari, 2 March 1631, or Palazzo Barberini alle Quattro Fontane, 18 February 1632.
Orfeo Luigi Rossi; Paris, Palais Royal, 2 March 1647.
Zanetto Pietro Mascagni; Pesaro, Liceo Musicale, 2 March 1896.
Ein Walzertraum Oscar Straus; Vienna, Carltheater, 2 March 1907.
Massimilla Doni Othmar Schoeck; Dresden, Staatsoper, 2 March 1937.
Ariane Bohuslav Martinů; Gelsenkirchen, 2 March 1961.
BIRTHSJoseph von Sonnleithner Austrian librettist. (1766)
Giuseppe Mazza Italian composer. (1806)
Alfred Bruneau French composer. (1857)
Henry J Wood English conductor. (1869)
Fritz Behrend German composer. (1889)
Federico Moreno Torroba Spanish composer, conductor and critic. (1891)
Rui Coelho Portuguese composer and conductor. (1892)
Margarete Teschemacher German soprano. (1903)
Riccardo Nielsen Italian composer. (1908)
Francesco Siciliani Italian administrator and composer. (1911)
Frank Wigglesworth American composer. (1918)
Miroslav Čangalović Yugoslav bass. (1921)
Hermann Winkler German tenor. (1924)
Robert Nagy American tenor. (1929)
Michael F Robinson English musicologist. (1933)
Rachel Yakar French soprano. (1938)
Florence Quivar American mezzo-soprano. (1944)
Roberta Alexander American soprano. (1949)
Christine Schäfer German soprano. (1965)
DEATHSNicola Porpora Italian composer and teacher. (1768)
Michael Angelo Rooker English scene painter. (1801)
Franz Adam Veichtner German composer. (1822)
Hippolyte-Louis-Florent Bis French dramatist. (1855)
Eugen d'Albert German composer. (1932)
Carl Muck German conductor. (1940)
Carlos Pedrell Uruguayan composer. (1941)
Kálmán Pataky Hungarian tenor. (1964)
Carlo Gatti Italian musicologist. (1965)
Eugen Fuchs German baritone. (1971)
Käthe Heidersbach German soprano. (1979)
Roman Haubenstock-Ramati Austrian composer. (1994)
Aldo Clementi Italian composer. (2011)
PREMIERESCarmen Georges Bizet; Paris, Opéra-Comique, 3 March 1875.