On This Day

November 1889 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 20 Gustav Mahler's 1st Symphony premieres in Budapest and is not well received

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 4 Alton Adams, American composer (1st black bandmaster in the United States Navy), born in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands (d. 1987)
  • Nov 16 Luis Cluzeau-Mortet, Uruguayan composer, born in Montevideo, Uruguay (d. 1957)
  • Nov 24 Albert J Sylvester, England, ballroom dancer (Alex Moor Award-1977)