On This Day

May 1754 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 2 Vicente Martín y Soler, Valencian composer, born in Valencia, Spain (d. 1806)
  • May 12 Franz Anton Hoffmeister, German composer, born in Rottenburg am Neckar, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1812)
  • May 15 Pierre Dutillieu, composer
  • May 20 Hans Gram, Danish-born American composer (d. 1804)
  • May 24 Giacomo Conti, Italian composer, born in Milan, Italy (d. 1805)

Deaths in Music

  • May 16 Giovanni Carlo Maria Clari, Italian composer, dies at 76