November 1899 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 2 Walter Woolf King, American stage and screen baritone, character actor (Golden Dawn; A Night at the Opera; Swiss Miss), and actor's agent, born in San Francisco, California (d. 1984)
  • Nov 18 Eugene Ormandy [Jenő Blau], Hungarian-American violinist and conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra, 1936-80), born in Budapest (d. 1985)
  • Nov 20 Juan Vicente Lecuna, Venezuelan diplomat and composer, born in Valencia, Venezuela (d. 1954)
  • Nov 22 (Hoagland) "Hoagy" Carmichael, American composer, singer ("In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening"; "Stardust"; "Two Sleepy People"), born in Bloomington, Indiana (d. 1981)
  • Nov 24 Jan Maklakiewicz, Polish composer of choral music, born in Chojnata, Poland (d. 1954)
  • Nov 29 Arvid Kleven, Norwegian flautist and composer, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 1929)
  • Nov 29 Gustave Reese, American musicologist and composer, born in New York City (d. 1977)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 25 Robert Lowry, American hymn composer, dies at 73
  • Nov 27 Felipe Gutiérrez Y Espinosa, Puerto Rican composer, dies at 74