May 1870 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 14 Zygmunt Stojowski, Polish-American concert pianist, composer, and pedagogue, born near Kielce, Russian Empire (now Poland) (d. 1946)

Deaths in Music

  • May 14 Ramon Vilanova y Barrera, composer, dies at 69
  • May 30 Gustave Vogt, French composer, dies at 89