November 1908 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 4 Brooklyn Academy of Music opens in NYC
  • Nov 14 Oscar Strauss' musical "Der tapfere Soldat" premieres in Vienna
  • Nov 16 Arturo Toscanini begins conducting NY's Metropolitan Opera

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 19 Mikhail Ivanovich Chulaki, composer
  • Nov 24 Ray Carter, American orchestra leader (Arthur Murray Dance Party), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 26 Philipp Mohler, composer
  • Nov 28 Roberto Lupi, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 8 Victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77
  • Nov 19 Albert Dietrich, German composer and conductor, dies at 79