On This Day

May 1843 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 2 Karl Michael Ziehrer, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1922)
  • May 20 Pedro Miguel Marques y Garcia, Spanish violinist and composer, born in Palma, Majorca (d. 1918)
  • May 29 Émile Pessard, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1917)

Deaths in Music

  • May 12 Johann Georg Lickl, Austrian composer, dies at 74