On This Day

May 1825 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 10 Rudolf Viole, composer
  • May 26 Felipe Gutiérrez Y Espinosa, Puerto Rican composer, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico (d. 1899)

Deaths in Music

Person of interestAntonio Salieri

May 7 Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (Tarare), dies in Vienna at 74

Composer Antonio Salieri
Antonio Salieri
  • May 12 Elias Mann, American composer, dies at 75
  • May 12 Stanislao Mattei, Italian composer, teacher, musicologist, and monk dies at 75
  • May 22 Domenico Corri, Italian composer, dies at 80