On This Day

Musicians Born in November 1925

  • Nov 4 Kjerstin Dellert, Swedish opera singer, born in Stockholm (d. 2018)
  • Nov 15 Jurriaan Andriessen [Leslie Cool], Dutch pianist/composer
  • Nov 17 Sir Charles Mackerras, Australian conductor, born in Schenectady, New York (d. 2010)
  • Nov 18 William Mayer, American composer (A Death in the Family, Brief Candle), born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2017)
  • Nov 20 June Christy, American jazz singer (Tampico), born in Springfield, Illinois (d. 1990)
  • Nov 20 Maya Plisetskaya, Russian prima ballerina (Bolshoi Ballet), born in Moscow (d. 2015)
  • Nov 22 Gunther Schuller, American violinist, horn player, composer, and proponent of jazz-classical "third stream" (Visitation), born in Queens, New York (d. 2015)
  • Nov 23 Johnny Mandel, American composer, arranger and musician (M*A*S*H theme), born in New York City (d. 2020)
  • Nov 26 Eugene Istomin, American pianist (Leventritt Award-1943), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
  • Nov 28 Aurelio de la Vega, Cuban-American composer, born in Havana, Cuba

About November 1925

How Old? 95 years old
Generation: Greatest Generation
Leap Year: No

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