On This Day

November 1916 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 16 I. Berlin, V. Herbert, H. Blossoms musical premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 6 Ray Conniff, American bandleader and musician (Ray Conniff Singers), born in Attleboro, Massachusetts (d. 2002)
  • Nov 7 Joe Bushkin, American jazz pianist (A Couple of Joes), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • Nov 10 Billy May, American orchestra leader and composer (The Green Hornet, Mod Squad, Batman), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2004)
  • Nov 10 Guido Turchi, Italian composer (Invettiva), born in Rome, Italy (d. 2010)
  • Nov 12 Jean Papineau-Couture, composer
  • Nov 18 James L. Lyons, American jazz promoter (founder of the Monterey Jazz Festival) (d. 1994)
  • Nov 26 Mareo Ishiketa, Japanese composer, born in Wakayama, Japan (d. 1996)
  • Nov 29 Valentino Bucchi, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 13 Frederik Septimus Kelly, Australian-British composer and rower (Summer Olympic gold 1908), dies at 35
  • Nov 23 Eduard Napravnik, Czech conductor and composer, dies at 77
  • Nov 24 John Francis Barnett, British composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 27 James Cutler Dunn Parker, composer, dies at 88