On This Day

November 1898 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 22 Opera "Iris" premieres (Rome)

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Sippie Wallace [Beulah Belle Thomas], American blues singer, (Women Be Wise), born in Plumb Bayou, Arkansas (d. 1986)
  • Nov 18 Erich Sehlbach, German composer, born in Barmen, Germany (d. 1985)
  • Nov 27 Nelly Wagenaar, Dutch pianist, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1985)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 4 (Charles) Jerome Hopkins, American composer, pianist, critic, and musical education advocate, dies of a brain hemorrhage at 62