On This Day

November 1895 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 5 Walter Gieseking, French-German pianist, composer, and lepidopterist, born in Lyon, France (d. 1956)
  • Nov 8 Hermann Schey, German-Dutch singer, born in Bunzlau, Silesia, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Nov 8 Euphemia Giannini Gregory, Italian-American opera singer and educator (Curtis Institute), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1979)
  • Nov 11 Jakov Gotovac, Croatian composer, born in Split, Austria-Hungary (d. 1982)

Paul Hindemith

Nov 16 Paul Hindemith, German composer (Mathis der Maler), born in Hanau (d. 1963)

  • Nov 18 Ernst Levy, Swiss composer, born in Basel (d. 1981)
  • Nov 25 Wilhelm Kempff, German pianist and composer (Unter dem Zimbelstern), born in Jüterbog, Brandenburg, Germany (d. 1991)
  • Nov 28 José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor, born in Valencia, Spain (d. 1980)
  • Nov 29 Lodovico Rocca, Italian composer, born in Turin (d. 1986)
  • Nov 30 Johann Nepomuk David, composer

Weddings in Music

Harvey Firestone

Nov 20 Businessman Harvey Firestone (26) weds composer Idabelle Smith (21)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 1 Aleksander Zarzycki, composer, dies at 61
  • Nov 11 Julius Tausch, German composer, dies at 68
  • Nov 25 Edmond van der Straeten, Belgian lawyer and musicologist, dies at 68