On This Day

May 1862 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • May 2 Maurice Emmanuel, French composer and musicologist (Salamine), born in Bar-sur-Aube, France (d. 1938)

Deaths in Music

  • May 25 Johann Nestroy, Austrian actor, singer and playwright (Judith und Holofernes), dies at 60
  • May 29 Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71