On This Day

May 1852 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 22 Émile Sauret, French violinist and composer, born in Dun-le-Roi, France (d. 1920)
  • May 29 Heinrich Kàan-Albest, Bohemian pianist and composer, born in Ternopil, Austrian Empire (d. 1926)

Deaths in Music

  • May 6 Charles-Louis-Joseph Hanssens, Belgian composer, dies at 75