On This Day

Musicians Born in November 1919

  • Nov 5 Myron Floren, American accordionist (Lawrence Welk Show), born in Roslyn, Day County, South Dakota (d. 2005)
  • Nov 14 Lisa Otto, German soprano (Berlin State Opera, 1951-85), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 2013)
  • Nov 16 Udo Kasemets, Estonian-born Canadian composer, born in Talinn, Estonia (d. 2014)
  • Nov 17 Hershy Kay, American composer (Olympic Hymn, A Chorus Line), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1981)
  • Nov 20 John McCarthy, English conductor, born in London (d. 2009)
  • Nov 23 Cláudio Santoro, Brazilian violinist, conductor, and composer, born in Manaus, Brazil (d. 1989)
  • Nov 27 Siegfried Naumann, Swedish conductor (Musica Nova ensemble, 1962-77), teacher, and composer (Risposte), born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 2001)
  • Nov 29 Pearl Primus, Trinidad-born American dancer (popularized African dance), born in Port of Spain (d. 1994)

About November 1919

How Old? 101 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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