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Birthdays in Music

  • May 2 Theodore Moses Tobani, German composer, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1933)
  • May 9 Julius Rontgen, composer
  • May 10 Anatoli Liadov, composer (Enchanted Lake) [NS], born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • May 11 Anatol Konstantinovich Lyadov, Russian composer (Bewitched Lake)

Deaths in Music

  • May 4 Camille Pleyel, Austria piano builder/composer, dies at 66