On This Day

May 1873 in Music

Events in Music

  • May 24 Leo Delibes' opera "Le Roi l'a Dit" premieres in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • May 7 Clarence Dickinson, American composer, born in Lafayette, Indiana (d. 1969)
  • May 15 Nikolay Tcherepnin, Russian composer of ballets, born in St Petersburg, Russia [OS: 03/05]
  • May 19 Federico Gerdes, composer

Deaths in Music

  • May 13 Kaspar Masek, composer, dies at 79
  • May 26 August Conradi, German organist and composer, dies at 51