May 1894 in Music History

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(Academy Award, 1954 - High & Mighty; Wild Is The Wind), and conductor, born in Kremenchuk, Poltava Governorate, Russian Empire (now Ukraine) (d. 1979)
  • May 18 Lou Hooper, Canadian jazz pianist, and educator, born in North Buxton, Ontario (d. 1977)

Deaths in Music

  • May 24 William Joseph Westbrook, British organist and sacred music composer, dies at 63