May 1833 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

Johannes BrahmsJohannes Brahms (1833-1897)

May 7 German composer and conductor (Hungarian Dances: A German Requiem), born in Hamburg, Germany

  • May 9 Boleslaw Dembinski, Polish organist and composer, born in Poznań (d. 1914)

Deaths in Music

  • May 14 Johann Wilhelm Cornelius von Konigslow, composer, dies at 88
  • May 28 Johann Christian Friedrich Haeffner, German-Swedish organist, composer, conductor, choirmaster, and educator (Studentsång), dies at 74
  • May 29 William Marshall, Scottish fiddle composer (strathspeys The Marchioness of Huntly), dies at 84
  • May 30 Josef Slavik, Czech composer, dies at 27