On This Day

Musicians Born in November 1928

  • Nov 6 Peter Matz, American musician and orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, The Carol Burnett Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • Nov 10 Ennio Morricone, Italian composer and musician (film soundtracks for The Mission and The Hateful Eight), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2020) [1]
  • Nov 11 Arthur Cunningham, American composer, born in Piermont, New York (d. 1997)
  • Nov 11 Ernestine Anderson, American jazz vocalist and blues singer, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 13 Hampton Hawes, American jazz pianist, born in Los Angeles, California (d. 1977)
  • Nov 14 Leonie Rysanek, dramatic soprano (Vienna Munich State Opera 1952-54)
  • Nov 15 C. W. McCall [William Dale Fries, Jr.], American country singer, born in Audubon, Iowa
  • Nov 15 Seldon Powell, American jazz tenor saxophonist and flautist, born in Lawrenceville, Virginia (d. 1997)
  • Nov 18 Otar Gordeli, Georgian composer, born in Tbilisi, Georgia (d. 1994)
  • Nov 19 Don Hunstein, American photographer of musicians, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • Nov 23 Jakob Jez, Slovenian composer, born in Boštanj, Slovenia
  • Nov 23 Jerry Bock, American Broadway composer (Fiddler on the Roof), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 2010)
  • Nov 25 James "Jimmy" Johnson, American gospel and blues singer and guitarist, born in Holly Springs, Mississippi
  • Nov 25 Etta Jones, American jazz singer (Don't Go to Strangers), born in Aiken, South Carolina (d. 2001)
  • Nov 27 Walter Klien, Austrian pianist, born in Graz (d. 1991)

About November 1928

How Old? 92 years old
Generation: Silent Generation
Leap Year: Yes

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