On This Day

November 1856 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 13 Sigwart Aspestrand, Norwegian composer, born in Fredrikshald, Norway (d. 1941)
  • Nov 25 Sergei Taneyev, Russian pianist and composer (Oresteia), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 1915)
  • Nov 28 Alexander Kastalsky, Russian composer, born in Moscow (d. 1926)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 17 William Knyvett, British singer and composer, dies at 77