BIRTHSPietro Pariati Italian poet and librettist. (1665, 350 years)
Domenico Lalli Italian librettist. (1679)
Giovanni Fischietti Italian composer. (1692)
Francesco Zannetti Italian composer. (1737)
Giovanni Liverati Italian composer, conductor and singer. (1772)
Henry Murger French novelist. (1822)
Ruperto Chapí Spanish composer. (1851)
Vincent d'Indy French composer, teacher, theorist and writer on music. (1851)
Mstislav Rostropovich Russian conductor and cellist. (1927)
Pjetër Gaci . Composer and violinist. (1931)
Poul Ruders Danish composer. (1949)
Maria Ewing American mezzo-soprano. (1950)
DEATHSMichele Mortellari Italian composer. (1807)
Joachim Albertini Polish composer. (1812)
Ludwig von Baczko German librettist. (1823)
Count Carlo Ritorni Italian writer. (1860)
Alfred Mellon English conductor. (1867)
Serafino De Ferrari Italian composer and conductor. (1885)
Gabriela Preissová Czech writer and dramatist. (1946)
Costa Milona Greek tenor. (1949)
Clarence Raybould English conductor. (1972)
Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov Bulgarian composer and conductor. (1973)
Arthur Bliss English composer. (1975)
PREMIERESErmione Gioachino Rossini; Napoli, Teatro S Carlo, 27 March 1819.
The Two Widows Bedřich Smetana; Prague, Provisional Theatre, 27 March 1874.
Maria Tudor Carlos Gomes; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 27 March 1879.
La rondine Giacomo Puccini; Monte Carlo, Théâtre de l'Opéra, 27 March 1917.
Irrelohe Franz Schreker; Cologne, 27 March 1924.
Der Protagonist Kurt Weill; Dresden, Staatsoper, 27 March 1926.
Atomtod Giacomo Manzoni; Milano, Piccola Scala, 27 March 1965. (50 years).
Levins Mühle Udo Zimmermann; Dresden, Staatstheater, 27 March 1973.
BIRTHSMaximilian III Joseph German patron. (1727)
Johann André German composer and publisher. (1741)
Joseph Weigl Austrian composer and conductor. (1766)
Angelo Maria Benincori Italian composer. (1779)
Mariano Soriano Fuertes Spanish composer. (1817)
George W L Marshall-Hall Australian composer. (1862)
Marc Delmas French composer. (1885)
Sabine Kalter Polish mezzo-soprano. (1890)
Myfanwy Piper English librettist. (1911)
Clara Petrella Italian soprano. (1914)
Anselmo Colzani Italian baritone. (1918)
Hanne-Lore Kuhse German soprano. (1925)
Dmytro Hnatyuk Ukrainian baritone. (1925)
Robert Ashley American composer. (1930)
Elizabeth Bainbridge English contralto. (1930)
Nicola Martinucci Italian tenor. (1941)
Samuel Ramey American bass. (1942)
DEATHSOttavio Rinuccini Italian librettist. (1621)
Ignazio Maria Conti Italian composer. (1759)
Giuseppe Antonio Capuzzi Italian composer. (1818)
Vincenzo Fioravanti Italian composer. (1877)
Achille Peri Italian composer. (1880)
Anton Seidl Austro-Hungarian conductor. (1898)
Hanuš Trneček Czech composer and conductor. (1914)
Karl Prohaska Austrian composer. (1927)
Giuseppe Ferrata American composer. (1928)
Karol Szymanowski Polish composer. (1937)
Sergey Vasil'yevich Rakhmaninov Russian composer, pianist and conductor. (1943)
Fortune T Gallo Italian-American impresario. (1970)
Gertrude Johnson Australian soprano and administrator. (1973)
Renzo Massarani Italian composer and critic. (1975)
Hans Hermann Nissen German bass-baritone. (1980)
Günther Treptow German tenor. (1981)
Maurice Blackburn Canadian composer. (1988)
Italo Tajo Italian bass. (1993)
Lee Hoiby American composer. (2011)
PREMIERESNevěsta messinská Zdeněk Fibich; Prague, National Theatre, 28 March 1884.
Nozze istriane Antonio Smareglia; Trieste, Comunale, 28 March 1895.
Andrea Chénier Umberto Giordano; Milano, Teatro alla Scala, 28 March 1896.
Violanta Erich Wolfgang Korngold; Munich, Staatsoper, 28 March 1916.
BIRTHSHerman Bemberg Of Franco-Argentine parentage composer. (1859)
Fritz Cassirer German conductor. (1871)
Robert Burg Czech baritone. (1890)
Bertrand Etcheverry French bass-baritone. (1900)
William Walton English composer. (1902)
Gottfried Neumann-Spallart Austrian stage designer. (1915, 100 years)
Gloria Davy American soprano. (1931)
Richard Rodney Bennett English composer. (1936)
DEATHSGustavus III Swedish patron and librettist. (1792)
Johann Gottfried Schwanenberger German composer. (1804)
Charles Dignum English tenor and composer. (1827)
Charles Villiers Stanford Irish composer. (1924)
Otto Kahn American patron. (1934)
Fritz Ollendorf German bass. (1977)
Einar Beyron Swedish tenor. (1979)
Carl Orff German composer and educator. (1982)
Felix Prohaska Austrian conductor. (1987)
Eberhard Waechter Austrian baritone. (1992)
Robert Tear Welsh tenor. (2011)
PREMIERESLe maître de chapelle Ferdinando Paer; Paris, Théâtre Feydeau, 29 March 1821.
Der Vampyr Heinrich August Marschner; Leipzig, Stadttheater, 29 March 1828.
Das Liebesverbot Richard Wagner; Magdeburg, Stadttheater, 29 March 1836.
Yevgeny Onegin Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky; Moscow, Malïy Theatre, 29 March 1879.