On This Day

May 1835 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 4 Edmund Hart Turpin, English composer, born in Nottingham, England (d. 1907)
  • May 11 Kārlis Baumanis, Latvian composer (d. 1905)

Deaths in Music

  • May 16 Felicia Dorothea Hemans, English-Welsh poet ("The boy stood on the burning deck", "The stately homes of England"), dies of dropsy at 41