On This Day

Birthdays in Music in May 1819

Birthdays in Music

  • May 3 Nicola De Giosa, Italian composer, born in Bari, Italy (d. 1885)
  • May 5 StanisÅ‚aw Moniuszko, Polish composer, born in Ubiel, Belarus (d. 1872)
  • May 17 Johann Nepomuk Kafka, Bohemian pianist and composer, born in Neustadt an der Mettau (d. 1886)
  • May 18 Julius Hopp, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1885)