May 1901 in Music

Events in Music


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May 29 Ignacy Jan Paderewski's opera "Manru" has its world premiere in Dresden

Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Pianist, Composer and Polish Prime Minister
Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Birthdays in Music

  • May 1 Heinz Eric Roemheld, American film composer (d. 1985)
  • May 5 Blind Willie McTell, American ragtime singer and guitarist (d. 1959)
  • May 7 Marcel Poot, Belgian baron/composer
  • May 12 Hyam Greenbaum, composer
  • May 17 Werner Egk, Auchsesheim Germany, composer (Die Zaubergeige)
  • May 18 Harry Robert Wilson, composer
  • May 18 Henri-Pierre Sauguet, composer (La Chotte), born in Bordeaux, France
  • May 19 Manuel Ivo Cruz, Portuguese composer and founder of Philharmonic Orchestra of Lisbon, born in Corumbá, Brazil (d. 1985)
  • May 21 Horace Heidt, Alameda California, orchestra leader (Swift Show Wagon)
  • May 23 Edmund Rubbra, Northampton England, composer (Morning Watch) [or 3/23]
  • May 25 Milenko Zivkovic, composer
  • May 31 Alfredo Antonini, American conductor and composer (d. 1983)