On This Day

May 1800 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 6 Ferdinand Marcucci, Italian harpist and composer, born in Florence (d. 1871)
  • May 10 Nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer
  • May 17 Carl Friedrich Zöllner, German composer, born in Mittelhausen, Germany (d. 1860)

Deaths in Music

  • May 7 Niccolo Piccinni, Italian composer (Roland), dies at 72