On This Day

November 1890 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 4 Alexander Borodin's opera "Prince Igor" premieres in Petersburg

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 16 Aloÿs-Henri-Gérard Fornerod, Swiss composer, born in Montet-Cudrefin, Switzerland (d. 1965)
  • Nov 30 John Tasker Howard, American composer and music historian, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1964)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 4 Kazamierz Julian Kratzer, Polish composer, dies at 46
  • Nov 8 Caesar Franck, Belgian organist and composer (Symphonic Variations), dies at 67
  • Nov 27 Emanuele Muzio, Italian composer, dies at 69