November 1928 in Music

Events in Music


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Nov 2 Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st Symphony, L Stokovski premieres in Philadelphia

  • Nov 8 George & Ira Gershwin's musical "Treasure Girl" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 6 Peter Matz, American musician and orchestra leader (Hullabaloo, Carol Burnett Show), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 2002)
  • Nov 10 Ennio Morricone, composer/musician, born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 11 Arthur Cunningham, composer
  • Nov 11 Ernestine Anderson, jazz vocalist, born in Houston, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 14 Leonie Rysanek, dramatic soprano (Vienna Munich State Opera 1952-54)
  • Nov 15 C. W. McCall [William Dale Fries, Jr.], American country singer, born in Audubon, Iowa
  • Nov 18 Otar Gordeli, Georgian composer
  • Nov 23 Jakob Jez, Slovenian composer, born in BoĊĦtanj
  • Nov 23 Jerry Bock, Broadway composer (Fiddler on the Roof), born in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Nov 25 James "Jimmy" Johnson, American gospel and blues singer and guitarist, born in Holly Springs, Mississippi
  • Nov 25 Etta Jones, American jazz singer (Don't Go to Strangers), born in Aiken, South Carolina (d. 2001)
  • Nov 27 Walter Klien, Austrian pianist, born in Graz (d. 1991)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 19 Achille Simonetti, Italian violinist and composer, dies at 71