November 1911 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 18 Ludwig Thuille's opera "Lobetanz" first American performance
  • Nov 20 Gustav Mahler's "Das Lied von der Erde" (Song of the Earth) premieres in Munich, conducted by Bruno Walter

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 3 Vladimir Ussachevsky, Manchurian-American composer (Creation), born in Hulun, Manchuria [now Hailar, Inner Mongolia, China] (d. 1990)
  • Nov 4 Osamu Shimizu, Japanese composer, born in Osaka, Japan (d. 1986)
  • Nov 5 Roy Rogers, American cowboy actor and singer ("Happy Trails"; Roy Rogers Show), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1998)
  • Nov 12 (Wilbur) "Buck" Clayton, American jazz trumpet player (Count Basie; Billie Holiday; Lester Young), and bandleader, born in Parsons, Kansas (d. 1991)
  • Nov 17 Jimmy DeBerry, American blues guitarist, banjo player, and singer, born in Gumwood, Arkansas (d. 1985)
  • Nov 30 Jorge Negrete [Moreno], Mexican singer and actor (The Rebel, La madrina del diablo), born in Guanajuato, Mexico (d. 1953)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 3 Salvador Giner y Vidal, Spanish composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 9 Edmund Schücker, Austrian composer, dies at 50