On This Day

May 1856 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 26 George Templeton Strong, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 1948)

Deaths in Music

  • May 3 Adolfo Fumagalli, composer, dies at 27
  • May 3 Adolphe Charles Adam, French composer/critic (Giselle), dies at 52