On This Day

Birthdays in Music in November 1912

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 2 Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, Finnish composer, born in Porvoo, Finland (d. 1986)
  • Nov 4 Vadim Nikolayevich Salmanov, Russian composer, born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1978)
  • Nov 8 Jean-Louis Martinet, French composer, born in Sainte-Bazeille, France (d. 2010)
  • Nov 10 Salvador Contreras, Mexican composer ( Grupo de los cuatro), born in Cuerámaro, Guanajuato (d. 1982)
  • Nov 21 Eleanor Powell, American actress and tap dancer (Born to Dance, Born to Dance), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 1982)
  • Nov 24 Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, US jazz pianist/arranger
  • Nov 26 Gunnar Sønstevold, Norwegian composer, born in Elverum, Norway (d. 1991)
  • Nov 29 Viola Smith, American drummer (one of the first professional female drummers)
  • Nov 30 Constant Stotijn, Dutch oboist (Residence Orchestra)

About November 1912

How Old? 107 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation or the G.I. Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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