On This Day

Birthdays in Music on November 19

  • 1709 Pierre Leclair, French composer and violinist, born in Lyons, France (d. 1784)
  • 1753 Stanislas Champein, French composer, born in Marseille, France (d. 1830)
  • 1796 Johann Wilhelm Mangold, German composer, born in Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1875)
  • 1859 Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian composer and musician (Armenian Rhapsody), born in Gatchina, Russia (d. 1935)
  • 1870 Vicente Lleó, Spanish composer (La Corte de Faraón), born in Torrent, Valencia (d. 1922)
  • 1874 Karl Adrian Wohlfart, Swedish composer, born in Hycklinge, Sweden (d. 1943)
  • 1893 René Voisin, French classical trumpet player, born in Angers, France (d. 1952)
  • 1905 Tommy Dorsey, American trombonist and big band leader (Opus No. 1; I'll Never Smile Again), born in Mahanoy Plane, Pennsylvania (d. 1956)
  • 1906 Henri Temianka, Scottish-born Polish composer (California Chamber Symphony) born in Greenock, Scotland (d. 1992)
  • 1906 Jacques Leguerney, French composer (d. 1997)
  • 1907 Christian J H English, [Luc Tournier], Neth/Curacaos painter/composer
  • 1908 Mikhail Chulaki, Soviet composer, born in Simferopol, Crimea (d. 1989)
  • 1921 Géza Anda, Hungarian-Swiss pianist (Mozart/Bartok), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1976)
  • 1928 Don Hunstein, American photographer of musicians, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2017)
  • 1934 Dave Guard, singer-songwriter (The Kingston Trio), born in San Francisco, California (1991)
  • 1936 Emin Aristakesian, Armenian composer, born in Yerevan, Armenia, USSR (d. 1996)

  • 1936 Michel Decoust, composer
  • 1937 Ray Collins, rocker (Mothers of Invention)
  • 1937 José Molina [Quijada], Spanish-born American flamenco dancer, born in Madrid, Spain (d. 2018)
  • 1938 Hank Medress, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939 Warren "Pete" Moore, American singer (Miracles-Tears of a Clown), Detroit MI
  • 1940 Alberto Villalpando, composer
  • 1943 Fred Lipsius, American rock pianist/sax (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Charlie Coe, American rock bassist (Paul Revere & the Raiders), born in Boise, Idaho
  • 1946 Joe Correro, Greenwood Ms, rock drummer (Paul Revers & The Raiders)
  • 1954 Annette Guest, American singer (First Choice)
  • 1954 Tom Scheckel, rock drummer (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957 Ofra Haza, Israeli singer (d. 2000)
  • 1960 Matt Sorum, US pop drummer (Guns n' Roses, Like a Suicide) [or Nov 2]
  • 1970 Justin Chancellor, English bassist (Tool)
  • 1971 Alice Peacock, American folk singer
  • 1976 Jun Shibata, Japanese singer and songwriter
  • 1978 Matt Dusk, Canadian jazz musician / vocalist
  • 1979 Keith Buckley - American singer (Every Time I Die)
  • 1989 Tyga, American rapper