November 1948 in Music

Events in Music

  • 13th "As the Girls Go" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 420 performances
  • 29th 1st opera to be televised, "Othello", broadcast from the Met (NYC)

Birthdays in Music

  • 2nd Rich Gooch, rock bassist (Quarterflash)
  • 3rd Lulu, singer/actress (To Sir With Love), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 5th Peter Hammill, English singer/songwriter (Patient)
  • 5th Rick Cobb, hard rock drummer (Bloodrock)

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6th Glenn Frey, rock vocalist (Eagles-Take it Easy), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2016)

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  • 9th Alan Gratzer, rock drummer (Reo Speedwagon), born in Syracuse, New York
  • 9th Michel Pagliaro, Quebec singer
  • 10th Hugh Moffatt, American songwriter
  • 12th Errol Brown, singer-songwriter vocalist (Hot Chocolate), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 14th James Young, rock guitarist (Styx), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 16th Chi Coltrane, US pianist/singer
  • 21st Alphonse Mouson, rocker
  • 21st Lonnie Jordan, rock keyboardist/vocalist (War), born in San Diego, California
  • 21st Alphonse Mouzon, American jazzist
  • 27th Dave Winthrop, rock saxophonist (Supertramp)
  • 28th Beeb Birtles, [Gerard Birtlekamp], rock guitarist (Little River Band)

Deaths in Music

  • 12th Umberto Giordano, composer, dies at 81
  • 23rd Uzeir Abdul Huseyn Hajibeyov, composer, dies at 63
  • 24th Raoul Armand Georg Koczalski, composer, dies at 64
  • 30th Franco Vittadini, composer, dies at 64