November 1938 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 2 Jay Black, American singer (Jay and the Americans), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 4 Harry Elston, R&B singer (Friends of Distinction ), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Nov 5 Joe Dassin, French-speaking American singer (d. 1980)
  • Nov 6 P. J. Proby [James Marcus Smith], American singer, songwriter and actor (Hold Me, Three Week Hero), born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 6 Jim Pike, American singer (The Lettermen)
  • Nov 7 Dee Clark, Arkansas, singer (Hambone, Nobody But You)
  • Nov 8 Richard Stoker, composer
  • Nov 10 H J de Royen, director (Dutch Concertgebouw Orchestra)
  • Nov 11 Narvel Felts, country singer
  • Nov 11 Roger Laver, [Jackson], rock keyboardist (Tornados)
  • Nov 16 Richard Landry, composer
  • Nov 16 Toni Brown, US guitarist/singer/keyboardist (Joy of Cooking)
  • Nov 17 Alvaro Leon Cassuto, composer

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Nov 17 Gordon Lightfoot, Canadian folksinger (Sundown), born in Orillia, Ontario

Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot
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Gordon Lightfoot
  • Nov 19 Hank Medress, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 21 Leopold Godowsky, pianist/composer, dies at 68