May 1883 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • May 5 Leopold Samuel, composer
  • May 5 Petar Konjovic, composer
  • May 7 Gino Roncaglia, Italian composer, born in Modena, Italy (d. 1968)
  • May 15 Stanley Marchant, English composer, born in London (d. 1949)
  • May 26 Mamie Smith, American vaudeville singer, dancer and actress (Crazy Blues), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1946)
  • May 28 George Dyson, composer
  • May 28 Luigi Perrachio, composer
  • May 29 William Beatton Moonie, composer
  • May 30 Riccardo Zandonai, composer

Deaths in Music

  • May 28 August Freyer, Polish musician and composer, dies at 79