On This Day

Musicians Born in November 1905

  • Nov 7 William Alwyn, English composer, born in Northampton, England (d. 1985)
  • Nov 8 Richard Nicholson, musician
  • Nov 12 Evgeny Grigor'yevich Bruslovsky, composer
  • Nov 12 Solon Michaelides, Cypriot composer, teacher and musicologist, born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 1979)
  • Nov 14 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (d. 1964)
  • Nov 15 Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1980)

Person of interestTommy Dorsey

Nov 19 Tommy Dorsey, American trombonist and big band leader (Opus No. 1; I'll Never Smile Again), born in Mahanoy Plane, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)

Jazz Trombonist and Big Band Leader Tommy Dorsey
Jazz Trombonist and Big Band Leader
Tommy Dorsey
  • Nov 21 David Moule-Evans, English composer and conductor, born in Ashford, Kent, England (d. 1988)
  • Nov 24 Ireene Wicker, American singer and actress (Singing Lady), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • Nov 27 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor and composer (Mater Dolorosa), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1986)

About November 1905

How Old? 115 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Signs: Scorpio (Oct 23 - Nov 21), Sagittarius (Nov 22 - Dec 21)