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November 1862 in Music History

Events in Music

Music History

Nov 22 Opera "La Forza del Destino" by Giuseppe Verdi debuts at Bolshoi Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia [Nov 10 O.S.]

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Johan Wagenaar, Dutch composer (Cyrano de Bergerac), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1941)
  • Nov 23 Alberto Williams, Argentine pianist and composer (Etrerno Reposo), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1952)
  • Nov 25 Ethelbert Nevin, American pianist and composer (The Rosary; Narcissus), born in Edgeworth, Pennsylvania (d. 1901) [1]
  • Nov 29 Friedrich Klose, German-Swiss composer (König Elf), born in Karlsruhe, Germany (d. 1942)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 17 Alexey Verstovsky, Russian composer, dies at 63