On This Day

May 1879 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • May 6 Tobias Norlind, Swedish musicologist, born in Vellinge, Sweden (d. 1947)
  • May 22 Eastwood Lane, American composer, born in Brewerton, New York (d. 1951)
  • May 22 Jean Cras, French composer, born in Brest, France (d. 1932)
  • May 31 Mark Hambourg, Russian-British composer, born in Boguchar, Russia (d. 1960)