On This Day

November 1866 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 17 Opera "Mignon" is produced in Paris

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 5 Daniel Protheroe, Welsh conductor and composer, born in Ystradgynlais, Brecknockshire, Wales (d. 1934)
  • Nov 7 Paul Lincke, German composer and theater conductor considered the "father" of the Berlin operetta (Frau Luna, Lysistrata), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1946)
  • Nov 29 Waldemar von Baussnern, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 26 Adrien-François Servais, Belgian composer, dies at 59
  • Nov 26 Carl Jonas Love Almquist, Swedish composer (Tornrosens Buck), dies at 72