On This Day

November 1878 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 6 Ernest Irving, English composer, born in Godalming, Surrey (d. 1953)
  • Nov 23 André Caplet, French composer and conductor (Conte Fantastic, Le miroir de Jesus), born on a boat sailing between Le Havre (Seine-Maritime) and Honfleur (Calvados) in France (d. 1925)
  • Nov 27 Mabel Wheeler Daniels, American composer (Deep Forest, The Desolate City), born in Swampscott, Massachusetts (d. 1971)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 28 Marco Aurelio Zani de Ferranti, Italian classical guitarist and composer, dies at 78