Famous People Who Died in May 1904

  • May 1 Antonín Dvořák, Czech composer (Slavonic Dances; New World Symphony; Cello Concerto in b, Op. 104), dies at 62
  • May 6 Franz von Lenbach, German painter, dies at 67
  • May 7 Peter Hille, German writer, dies at 49
  • May 8 Eadweard Muybridge, English photographer, pioneer in study of motion, dies at 74
  • May 14 Richard Hol, Dutch composer, organist and conductor, dies at 78
  • May 16 N I Bobrikov, Russian governor-general in Finland, dies
  • May 19 Auguste Molinier, French historian (b. 1851)
  • May 26 Georges Gilles de la Tourette, French neurologist and namesake of Tourette's syndrome, dies from Syphilis at 46