On This Day

May 1822 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 16 Eduard Hille, Dutch composer/conductor
  • May 27 Henry Wylde, English composer and conductor, born in Bushey, Hertfordshire (d. 1890)
  • May 27 Joachim Raff, German-Swiss composer, born in Lachen, Switzerland (d. 1882)

Deaths in Music

  • May 9 Charles Duquesnoy, French composer, dies at 62
  • May 15 Christian Ludwig Dieter, German composer, dies at 64