On This Day

November 1907 in Music History

Events in Music

Music Concert

Nov 25 Jules Massenet's opera "Thaïs" has its first American performance in New York

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Rio Gebhardt, German musician and composer, born in Heilbronn (d. 1944)
  • Nov 3 Jim Hepburn, British tap-dancer and socialist, born in London, England (d. 1995)
  • Nov 3 Joe Turner, American jazz pianist, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1990)
  • Nov 7 Chepín [Electo Rosell], Cuban violinist, bandleader, and composer (Orquesta Chepín-Chovén), born in Santiago, Cuba (d. 1984)
  • Nov 9 Burrill Phillips, American composer (Play Ball), born in Omaha, Nebraska (d. 1988)

Jane Froman

Nov 10 Jane Froman, American singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1980)

  • Nov 18 Compay Segundo [Máximo Muñoz-Telles], Cuban trova guitarist, singer, and composer (Buena Vista Social Club), born in Siboney, Cuba (d. 2003)
  • Nov 22 Bernard Naylor, English Canadian composer, born in Cambridge, England (d. 1986)
  • Nov 26 "Kansas City" Frank [Melrose], American jazz and blues pianist, born in Sumner, Illinois (d. 1941)
  • Nov 26 Henry "Hot Lips" Levine, British-American dixieland jazz trumpeter and bandleader, born in London England (d. 1989)
  • Nov 30 Gyorgy Ranki, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 11 Henry Gadsby, English musician and composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 15 Horatio Richmond Palmer, American composer and choir director, dies at 73
  • Nov 21 Gaetano Braga, composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 27 Ricardo Castro Herrera, Mexican concert pianist and composer, dies of pneumonia at 43