On This Day

May 1776 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • May 10 George Thomas Smart, composer
  • May 12 Juan Bros y Bertomel, composer
  • May 13 Charles Ots, Belgian composer, born in Brussels (d. 1845)
  • May 13 Rodrigo Ferreira da Costa, composer

Deaths in Music

  • May 6 James Kent, English composer, dies at 76