On This Day

November 1880 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 2 John Foulds, British cellist, musicologist, and composer (World Requiem; Three Mantras), born in Hulme, Manchester, England (d. 1939)
  • Nov 3 Raffaele Casimiri, Italian musicologist and composer, born in Gualdo Tadino, Italy (d. 1943)
  • Nov 9 Rudolf Karel, Czech composer (Three Hairs of the Wise Old Man), born in Pilseň, Czech Republic (d. 1945)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 7 Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, German composer, conductor, and music theorist, dies at 72
  • Nov 8 Jacob Edvard Gille, Swedish composer, dies at 66
  • Nov 24 Napoléon Henri Reber, French composer, dies at 73
  • Nov 26 Guilherme Cossoul, Portuguese composer, dies at 52