November 1905 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 7 William Alwyn, English composer, born in Northampton, England (d. 1985)
  • Nov 12 Solon Michaelides, Cypriot composer, teacher and musicologist, born in Nicosia, Cyprus (d. 1979)
  • Nov 12 Yevgeny Brusilovsky, Soviet composer (wrote 1st Kazakh opera), born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia (d. 1981)
  • Nov 14 John Henry Barbee, American blues guitarist and singer, born in Henning, Tennessee (d. 1964)
  • Nov 15 Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1980)

Tommy DorseyTommy Dorsey (1905-1956)

Nov 19 American trombonist and big band leader (Opus No. 1; I'll Never Smile Again), born in Mahanoy Plane, Pennsylvania

  • Nov 21 David Moule-Evans, English composer and conductor, born in Ashford, Kent, England (d. 1988)
  • Nov 24 [Irene] Ireene Wicker, American singer and actress (Singing Lady), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • Nov 27 Daniel Sternefeld, Belgian conductor and composer (Mater Dolorosa), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1986)