On This Day

May 1837 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 23 Józef Wieniawski, Polish pianist, composer, conductor and teacher, born in Lublin, Poland (d. 1912)
  • May 29 Luca Fumagalli, Italian pianist and composer (Luigi XI), born in Inzago, Lombardo-Venetian Kingdom, Austrian Empire (now Italy) (d. 1908)

Deaths in Music

  • May 5 Niccolo Antonio Zingarelli, Italian composer (Andromeda), dies at 85