On This Day

November 1893 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 19 RenĂ© Voisin, French classical trumpet player (d. 1952)
  • Nov 27 Stanislaw Wiechowicz, composer

Deaths in Music


Person of interestPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Nov 6 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer of the late-Romantic period (1812 Overture, Swan Lake), dies of suspected cholera at 53

  • Nov 16 George Alexander Osborne, Irish pianist and composer (La Pluie de perles), dies of natural causes at 87