On This Day

May 1871 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • May 5 Alberto Cametti, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1935)
  • May 6 August Reusner, German composer, born in Löwenberg, Silesia (d. 1935)
  • May 23 Sigurd Lie, Norwegian composer and conductor, born in Drammen (d. 1904)

Deaths in Music

  • May 12 Daniel-Francois-Esprit Auber, French opera composer, dies at 89
  • May 24 Francisco Salvador Daniel, composer, dies at 40
  • May 26 Aime Maillart, composer, dies at 54