November 1927 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 3 Rodgers & Hart's musical "Connecticut Yankee" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 28 J McHugh & D Fields' musical "Delmar's Revels" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 4 Vittorio Fellegara, composer
  • Nov 7 Ivor Emmanuel, Welsh singer and actor (Zulu, Show Boat, Kiss Me, Kate), born in Margam, Wales (d. 2007)

Person of interestPatti Page

Nov 8 Patti Page [Clara Ann Fowler], American singer (Tennessee Waltz), born in Claremore, Oklahoma (d. 2013)

Singer Patti Page
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Patti Page
  • Nov 8 Ken Dodd, British singer and comedian described as "the last great music hall entertainer," born in Knotty Ash, Liverpool, England (d. 2018)
  • Nov 11 Mose Allison, jazz artist (Black Country Suite), born in Tippo, Mississippi (d. 2016)
  • Nov 14 Narciso Yepes, Lorca Spain, guitarist (Orquesta Nacionale 1947)
  • Nov 18 Lawrence Kenneth Moss, composer
  • Nov 18 Hank Ballard, American musician (d. 2003)
  • Nov 22 Grady "Fats" Jackson, tenor sax player
  • Nov 24 Alfred Kraus, Las Palmas Canary Islands, tenor (La Scala)
  • Nov 24 Emma Lou Diemer, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 1 Florence Mills, dancer/singer, dies in NYC at 32
  • Nov 9 Ole Olsen, Norwegian composer, dies at 77
  • Nov 20 Wilhelm Stenhammar [Carl Wilhelm Eugen Stenhammar], Swedish composer considered the finest Swedish pianist of his time, dies of a stroke at 56