On This Day

November 1917 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 5 Claus Adam, American composer and cellist (Juilliard Quartet), born in Sumatra, Indonesia (d. 1983)
  • Nov 7 András Mihály, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1993)
  • Nov 7 Howard Rumsey, American jazz musician (Lighthouse Cafe), born in Brawley, California (d. 2015)
  • Nov 11 Julien-François Zbinden, Swiss composer, born in Rolle, Switzerland
  • Nov 12 Jo Stafford, Coalinga California, singer (You Belong to me, Never Smile Again)
  • Nov 20 Max Georg Baumann, German composer (Libertas Cruciata), born in Kronbacher, Germany (d. 1999)
  • Nov 20 Pam Henning [Cornelia Catharina Pamela Ingenegeren], Indonesian-Dutch cabaret dancer and actress, born in Batavia, Dutch East Indies (d. 2008)
  • Nov 20 Ram Gopal, Indian-English dancer (Blue Peter, Purple Plain), born in Bangalore, India (d. 2003)
  • Nov 22 Jean-Etienne Marie, composer
  • Nov 24 Richard Bilderback Hervig, composer
  • Nov 24 Rita Corita [Hendrika Sturm], Dutch singer
  • Nov 29 Merle Travis, Muhlenberg County KY, country singer (16 Tons) (d. 1983)