On This Day

May 1894 in Music

Events in Music

  • May 12 Ludwig Englander's musical "Passing Show" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • May 6 Filip Lazar, Romanian composer, born in Craiova (d. 1936)
  • May 10 Dimitri Tiomkin, Russian-American film score composer and conductor (Academy Award 1954-High & Mighty), born in Kremenchuk, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1979)

Deaths in Music

  • May 24 William Joseph Westbrook, composer, dies at 63