Birthdays in Music on November 24

  • 1690 Charles Theodore Pachelbel, composer
  • 1747 Felice Alessandri, composer
  • 1768 Jean-Engelbert Pauwels, composer
  • 1795 Josif Josifovich Genishta, composer
  • 1848 Lilli Lehmann, opera singer

Person of interestScott Joplin

1868 Scott Joplin, American ragtime entertainer and composer (Maple Leaf Rag, The Entertainer), born in Texarkana, Texas (d. 1917)

Ragtime Composer Scott Joplin
Ragtime Composer
Scott Joplin
  • 1889 Albert J Sylvester, England, ballroom dancer (Alex Moor Award-1977)
  • 1892 Isidor Achron, composer
  • 1899 Jan Adam Maklakiewicz, composer
  • 1900 Cornelius Kee, composer
  • 1905 Ireene Wicker, American singer and actress (Singing Lady), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • 1908 Ray Carter, American orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Dance Party), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1909 Hans Melchior Brugk, composer
  • 1912 Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, US jazz pianist/arranger
  • 1917 Richard Bilderback Hervig, composer
  • 1917 Rita Corita, [Hendrika Sturm], Dutch singer

  • 1918 William Strethan "Wild Bill" Davis, musician
  • 1927 Alfred Kraus, Las Palmas Canary Islands, tenor (La Scala)
  • 1927 Emma Lou Diemer, composer
  • 1929 Eileen Barton, singer (Broadway Open House), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1934 Alfred Schnittke, Russian composer (St Florian)
  • 1934 Claudio Prieto, composer
  • 1934 Martin Charnin, Broadway lyricist (Annie, West Side Story)
  • 1939 Jim Yester, rock vocalist/guitarist (Association), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1940 Wendell Morris Logan, composer
  • 1941 Donald "Duck" Dunn, TN, bassist (Booker T-Mar-Keys, Walkin' the Dog), (d, 2012)
  • 1941 Gary Boyle, rocker (Isotope)
  • 1941 Pete Best, British drummer (Beatles), born in Madras, British India
  • 1942 Bayani Mendoza de Leon, composer
  • 1943 Robin Williamson, rocker (Incredible String Band)
  • 1945 Lee Michaels, rocker (Do You Know What I Mean), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1945 Bev [Beverley] Bevan, rock drummer (ELO), born in Birmingham, England
  • 1947 Dave Sinclair, English musician (Caravan, Hatfield and the North)
  • 1949 Anita Louis, US singer (Soul Children, I'll Be the Other Woman)
  • 1953 Tod Machover, composer
  • 1955 Clement Burke, rock drummer (Blondie)
  • 1955 Elvis Ramone, American drummer (The Ramones)
  • 1957 Chris Hayes, California, rock guitarist (Huey Lewis & The News)
  • 1958 Carmel, [McCourt], English rocker (Storm, More More More), born in Wrawby, England
  • 1960 Edgar Meyer, American bassist and composer
  • 1962 John Squire, English pop guitarist (Stone Roses, She Bangs the Drums)
  • 1964 Tony Rombola, American guitarist (Godsmack)
  • 1966 Russell Watson, British singer
  • 1969 Rob Nicholson, American musician
  • 1970 Chad Taylor, musician (Live)
  • 1970 Julieta Venegas, Mexican singer
  • 1985 Julia Alexandratou, Greek fashion model and singer
  • 1987 Megan Mullins, American singer
  • 1987 Sabi, American pop singer-songwriter (You Make Me Feel...), born in Inglewood, California