On This Day

May 1753 in Music History

Events in Music

  • May 29 Joseph Haydn's first opera "Krumme Teufel" (The Limping Devil) premieres in Vienna

Birthdays in Music

  • May 12 Giovanni Battista Viotti, Italian violonist and composer, born in Fontanetto Po, Savoia, Kingdom of Sardinia (d. 1824)