On This Day

May 1860 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 4 Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, Austrian composer (Donna Diana), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1945)
  • May 29 Isaac Albéniz, Spanish pianist and composer (Suite española, Tango in D), born in Camprodon, Spain (d. 1909)

Deaths in Music

  • May 21 Johannes Frederik Fröhlich, Danish violinist and composer, dies at 53