November 1883 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 5 Edward Harrigan's musical farce "Cordelia's Aspirations" premieres at Theatre Comique, NYC
  • Nov 18 Antonín Dvořák's "Husitska" (Hussite Overture) premieres at the gala opening of the Prague National Theater

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 2 Frico Kafenda, Slovak composer, born in Mošovce, Slovakia (d. 1963)
  • Nov 6 Hubert Bath, British film composer and music director, born in Barnstaple, Devon (d. 1945)
  • Nov 8 Arnold Bax, British composer known for his orchestral music (Tintagel), and memoirist (Farewell My Youth), born in Streatham, London (d. 1953)
  • Nov 10 Bedrich Antonin Wiedermann, Czech organist and composer, born in Ivanovice na Hané, Czech Republic (d. 1951)
  • Nov 11 Ernest Ansermet, Swiss conductor (Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, 1918-67). and composer (Feuilles de Printemps), born in Vevey, Switzerland (d. 1969)
  • Nov 16 Eugeen Van de Velde, Flemish musicologist and composer (In Tempore Belli) (d. 1958)
  • Nov 28 Paul Hastings Allen, American composer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1952)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 25 Ludwig Erk, German composer and folk song collector, dies at 76