Composers that were born on 16 May
Barnabas Szilagyi (1980) 37 years ago
Scott Giles (1965) 52 years ago
André van Haren (1963) 54 years ago
Betty Olivero (1954) 63 years ago
Jeremy Dale Roberts (1934) 83 years ago
Donald Martino (1931) 86 years ago
Paul Angerer (1927) 90 years ago
Mordechal Rechtman (1926) 91 years ago
Jan Zimmer (1926) 91 years ago
Walther Geiser (1897) 120 years ago
Paul Amadeus Pisk (1893) 124 years ago
(Johann Baptist Wilhelm) Meyer Lutz (1828) 189 years ago
Composers that died on 16 May
Composer events for 16 May
Bedřich Smetana (1868) 149 years ago
Premiere of Dalibor, in Prague, Czech Republic, with Smetana conducting.
Ildebrando Pizzetti (1928) 89 years ago
Premiere of Fra Gherardo, in Milan, Italy.
Irving Berlin (1946) 71 years ago
Premiere of Annie Get Your Gun, in New York, USA.
Willy Burkhard (1950) 67 years ago
Premiere of Feuerwerk, in Munich, Germany.
Benjamin Britten (1971) 46 years ago
Premiere of Owen Wingrave, on BBC, England.
Jean Françaix (1990) 27 years ago
Premiere of Konzert, in Vienna, Austria.
Peter Wallin (1990) 27 years ago
First performance of the 1989 version of "Tre Stämningar", in Esbjerg, Denmark.
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