Birthdays in Music in November 1917

  • Nov 5 Claus Adam, American composer and cellist (Juilliard Quartet), born on Sumatra, Indonesia (d. 1983)
  • Nov 7 Andras Mihaly, composer
  • Nov 7 Howard Rumsey, American jazz musician (Lighthouse Cafe), born in Brawley, California (d. 2015)
  • Nov 11 Julien-Francois Zbinden, composer
  • Nov 12 Jo Stafford, Coalinga California, singer (You Belong to me, Never Smile Again)
  • Nov 20 Max Georg Baumann, composer
  • Nov 20 Pam Henningen, [Cornelia CP Ingenegeren], Indonesian/Dutch dancer
  • Nov 20 Ram Gopal, Indies/English dancer (Blue Peter, Purple Plain)
  • Nov 22 Jean-Etienne Marie, composer
  • Nov 24 Richard Bilderback Hervig, composer
  • Nov 24 Rita Corita, [Hendrika Sturm], Dutch singer
  • Nov 29 Merle Travis, Muhlenberg County KY, country singer (16 Tons) (d. 1983)