On This Day

May 1874 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • May 13 Henry Clough-Leiter, American composer, born in Washington D.C. (d. 1956)
  • May 22 Francesco Paolo Neglia, Italian composer, born in Enna, Italy (d. 1932)

Deaths in Music

  • May 1 Vilém Blodek [Plodek], Czech pianist, flautist, and composer, dies at 39