On This Day

November 1920 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 3 "Emperor Jones" opens at Provincetown Theater

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 2 Fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, Colombian composer, born in Bogota (d. 2011)
  • Nov 17 Camillo Felgen, Luxembourgish singer (d. 2005)
  • Nov 18 Louis Alfred Mennini, American composer, born in Erie, Pennsylvania (d. 2000)
  • Nov 20 Armin Schibler, Swiss composer (Devil in the Winter Palace), born in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland (d. 1986)
  • Nov 23 Herman Nieland, Dutch organist/pianist/composer (Te Deum Laudamus)
  • Nov 26 István Sárközy, Hungarian composer, born in Pesterzsébet, Budapest, Hungary (d. 2002)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 21 Caryl Florio [William James Robjohn], English-American composer, dies at 77