On This Day

November 1935 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 15 "A Night at the Opera", directed by Sam Wood, starring the Marx Brothers, is released
  • Nov 16 Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's musical "Jumbo" premieres in NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 4 Elgar Howarth, English conductor and composer, born in Cannock, Staffordshire, England
  • Nov 5 Jerry Amper Dadap, Filippino guitarist and composer, born in Hinunangan, Southern Leyte
  • Nov 5 Nicholas Maw, British composer, born in Grantham, Lincolnshire, England (d. 2009)
  • Nov 12 Terry Johnson, US R&B singer (Flamingos-I Know Better), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 15 Peter John Welding, record producer
  • Nov 21 Fairuz [Nouhad Haddad], Lebanese singer (Behebak Ya Libnan), born in Zuqaq al-Blat, Beirut, State of Greater Lebanon
  • Nov 26 Marian Mercer, American actress and singer (Dean Martin Show), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 2011)
  • Nov 27 Al Jackson Jr, drummer (Booker T & MGs-Chinese Checkers), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 27 Helmut Friedrich Lachenmann, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 4 Miklos Radnai, composer, dies at 43
  • Nov 16 Kurt Schindler, composer, dies at 53
  • Nov 28 Erich von Hornbostel, Austrian musicologist (b. 1877)