November 1936 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 6 David Ward-Steinman, American composer, born in Alexandria, Louisiana (d. 2015)

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Nov 9 Mary Travers, American folk singer (Peter Paul & Mary), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2009)

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  • Nov 12 Mort Shuman, singer-songwriter (Viva Las Vegas), born in NYC, New York (d. 1991)
  • Nov 12 Robert White, guitarist
  • Nov 14 Cornell Gunther, musician (Coasters-Poison Ivy), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 15 Wolf Biermann, German singer-songwriter and East German dissident, born in Hamburg
  • Nov 16 Shirvani Chalayev, composer
  • Nov 18 Don E Cherry, US jazz trumpeter
  • Nov 18 Hank Ballard, rocker (The Twist (pre Chubby Checker), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Nov 19 Emin Aristakesian, composer
  • Nov 19 Michel Decoust, composer
  • Nov 21 James DePreist, American conductor (Mitropolos 1964), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 22 Hans Zender, German composer and conductor, born in Wiesbaden
  • Nov 25 Trisha Brown, American choreographer and dancer, born in Aberdeen, Washington (d. 2017)
  • Nov 28 Celin Romero, Spanish guitarist
  • Nov 29 Davide Anzagai, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 3 Filip Lazar, Romanian composer, dies at 42
  • Nov 11 Edward German, composer, dies at 74
  • Nov 17 Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Austrian contralto (b. 1861)