On This Day

May 1832 in Music History

Events in Music

  • May 12 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "L'elisir d'amore" premieres in Milan

Music Concert

May 14 Felix Mendelssohn's concert overture "Hebrides" premieres in London

Deaths in Music

  • May 15 Carl Friedrich Zelter, German composer, dies at 73
  • May 18 Bonafacio Asioli, Italian composer, dies at 62
  • May 26 François-Louis Perne, French composer, dies at 59