November 1859 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 William Henry Grattan Flood, composer
  • Nov 4 Stanislaw Niewiadomski, composer
  • Nov 17 Gerhard Rusenkrone Schjelderup, composer
  • Nov 19 Mikhail Mikhayl Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian musician (Armenian Rhapsody)
  • Nov 22 Cecil Sharp, British collector of English folk music and dance, born in London, England (d. 1924)
  • Nov 30 Sergei Lyapunov, Russian composer and pianist, born in Yaroslavl, Russian Empire (d. 1924)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 7 Carl Gottlieb Reissiger, composer, dies at 61
  • Nov 22 Ludwig "Louis" Spohr, German violinist/composer (Faust), dies at 75