On This Day

May 1823 in Music

Events in Music

  • May 8 "Home! Sweet Home!" by John Howard Payne is 1st sung in London

Birthdays in Music

  • May 17 Charlotte Sainton-Dolby, English contralto and composer, born in London (d. 1885)

Deaths in Music

  • May 15 Antonio Frantisek Becvarovsky, composer, dies at 69