On This Day

May 1829 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 8 Louis Moreau Gottschalk, American pianist and composer, born in New Orleans (d. 1869)
  • May 9 Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist and composer, born in Sinalunga, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1888)
  • May 12 Pavlos Carrer, Greek composer (Isabella d'Aspeno), born in Zakynthos (d. 1896)

Deaths in Music

  • May 8 Mauro Giuliani, Italian musician and composer, dies at 47
  • May 18 Bernardo Bittoni, Italian composer, dies at 72