On This Day

November 1895 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 5 Walter Gieseking, German pianist and composer, born in Lyon, France (d. 1956)
  • Nov 8 Hermann Schey, German-Dutch singer, born in Bunzlau, Silesia, Germany (d. 1981)
  • Nov 11 Jakov Gotovac, Croatian composer, born in Split, Austria-Hungary (d. 1982)

Person of interestPaul Hindemith

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

Composer Paul Hindemith
Composer
Paul Hindemith
  • 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, composer
  • Nov 30 Johann Nepomuk David, composer

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Tire Industrialist Harvey Firestone
Tire Industrialist
Harvey Firestone

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