March

 

Composer of the Month

Camille Saint-Saëns

1835-1921

 
 

The Tuba

March Birthdays

1 – Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) Polish pianist and
composer.

4 – Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) Italian Baroque composer – nicknamed “the red priest.”

7 – Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) French Impressionist composer. He lived at the same time and in the same country as Debussy.

8 – Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) German composer, second son of Johann Sebastian Bach.

14 – Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767) German Baroque composer.

18 – Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908) Russian composer.

20 – Sviatoslav Richter (1915-1997) Ukrainian pianist – one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century.

21 – Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881) Russian composer who wrote Pictures at an Exhibition.

21 – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) The greatest of all Baroque composers.

25 – Béla Bartók (1881-1945) Hungarian composer.

28 – Rudolph Serkin (1903-1991) Austrian-American pianist.

31 – Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) Austrian composer who is often called the father of the symphony.