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Events in Music

  • May 18 Irish Music Festival 1st held (Dublin)

Birthdays in Music

  • May 2 J. Fred Coots, American songwriter (d. 1985)
  • May 14 Sidney Bechet, American jazz clarinetist/saxophonist/band leader
  • May 16 Walther Geiser, composer
  • May 29 Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Brno Austria, movie composer (Violanta)
  • May 29 Ignace Lilien, composer

Deaths in Music

  • May 2 William Cleaver Francis Robinson, composer, dies at 63
  • May 10 William Thomas Best, composer, dies at 70
  • May 21 Karol Mikuli, composer, dies at 77