On This Day

November 1900 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 4 Luigi Lucioni, Italian-American landscape painter (opera stars), born in Malnate, Italy (d. 1988)
  • Nov 7 Efrem Kurtz, Russian conductor (Houston Symph 1948-54), born in St. Petersburg, Russia (d. 1995)
  • Nov 8 Georges Lonque, Belgian composer, born in Ghent, Belgium (d. 1967)
  • Nov 8 Mihailo Vukdragović, Serbian composer (d. 1967)

Person of interestAaron Copland

Nov 14 Aaron Copland, American composer (Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1990)

Composer Aaron Copland
Composer
Aaron Copland
  • Nov 22 Hugo Godron, Dutch composer, born in Amsterdam (d. 1971)
  • Nov 24 Cornelius Kee, composer
  • Nov 25 Arthur Schwartz, American composer (I Guess I'll Have To Change My Plans; That's Entertainment), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1984)
  • Nov 27 Léon Barzin, Belgian-American conductor (NY City Ballet 1948-58), born in Brussels, Belgium (d. 1999)
  • Nov 27 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, born in Zurich (d. 1994)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 22 Arthur Sullivan, English operatic composer (Mikado, Pirates of Penzance), dies at 58