On This Day

Musicians Born in November 1921

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Jan Tausinger, Romanian-Czech violist and composer, born in Piatra Neamţ, Romania (d. 1980)
  • Nov 1 John W. Peterson, American songwriter, born in Lindsborg, Kansas (d. 2006)
  • Nov 2 Fernando Correia de Oliveira, Portuguese composer, born in Porto, Portugal (d. 2004)
  • Nov 4 Antonio Ruiz Soler, Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer, born in Seville, Spain (d. 1996)
  • Nov 5 György Cziffra, Hungarian-French pianist (Chopin/Liszt), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1994)
  • Nov 8 Douglas Townsend, American composer, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2012)
  • Nov 9 Pierrette Alarie, Canadian operatic soprano, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2011)
  • Nov 12 Robert Fleming, composer
  • Nov 13 Eddie Calhoun, American jazz bassist, born in Clarksdale, Mississippi (d. 1994)
  • Nov 13 Joonas Kokkonen, Finnish composer, born in Iisalmi, Finland (d. 1996)
  • Nov 13 Yoshiro Irino, Japanese composer, born in Vladivostok, Russia (d. 1980)
  • Nov 21 Geza Anda, Hungarian/Swiss pianist (Mozart/Bartok)

About November 1921

How Old? 97 or 98 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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