On This Day

November 1903 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 15 Eugen d'Albert's opera "Tiefland" premieres in Prague
  • Nov 16 V Herbert & H Smith's musical "Babette" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 23 Enrico Caruso US debut (Metropolitan Opera House, NY) in "Rigoletto"
  • Nov 27 Opera "Die Neugierigen Frauen" by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari is produced in Munich

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Don Robey, American record label executive and record producer, born in Houston, Texas (d. 1975)
  • Nov 4 Ion Vasilescu, Romanian composer, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 1960)
  • Nov 17 Joseph Kaminski, composer
  • Nov 18 Lillian Fuchs, American violist and composer, born in New York (d. 1995)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 24 Charles Dupee Blake, American composer, dies at 56