On This Day

November 1918 in Music History

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 7 Maria Teresa de Noronha, Portuguese Fado singer, born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1993)
  • Nov 9 Howard Shanet, American conductor (Night of the Tropics), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2006)
  • Nov 11 Jürg Baur, German composer, born in Düsseldorf (d. 2010)
  • Nov 13 Janine Andrade, French violinist, born in Besançon, France (d. 1997)
  • Nov 24 William Strethan "Wild Bill" Davis, musician
  • Nov 27 Ze'ev Wolfgang Steinberg, Israeli violist and composer, born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 2011)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 15 Georges Antoine, Belgian composer, dies at 26
  • Nov 28 Alexis Contant, Canadian pianist, organist and composer, dies at 60