November 1940 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Barry Sadler, American singer (d. 1989)
  • Nov 2 Gigi Proletti, Italian actor, director and singer (Alleluja brava gente), born in Rome, Italy
  • Nov 3 Dieter Acker, composer
  • Nov 4 Delbert McClinton, singer (Gonna Find a Good Woman), born in Lubbock, Texas
  • Nov 9 Sergio Cervetti, composer, born in Dolores, Uruguay
  • Nov 10 Screaming Lord Sutch, rocker
  • Nov 13 Baby Washington, American singer (Only Those in Love), born in Bamberg, South Carolina
  • Nov 14 Freddie Garrity, rocker (Freddie & the Dreamers-I'm Telling You Now)
  • Nov 17 Luke Kelly, Irish folk music singer and banjo player
  • Nov 19 Alberto Villalpando, composer
  • Nov 21 Dr. John [Rebennack], American vocalist (I Was in Right Place), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Nov 21 Natalia Makarova, Leningrad, ballerina (Kirov)/defected 1970
  • Nov 24 Wendell Morris Logan, composer
  • Nov 25 Percy Sledge, soul singer (When A Man Loves A Woman)
  • Nov 28 Bruce Channel [McMeans], American singer (Hey! Baby), born in Jacksonville, Texas
  • Nov 28 Clem Curtis, British singer (The Foundations), born in Trinidad
  • Nov 29 Chuck Mangione, jazz hornist (Chasing the Clouds Away), born in Rochester, New York

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 23 RAF pilot Guy Gibson (22) weds show dancer and actress Eve Moore in Penarth’s Anglican Church

RAF Pilot Guy Gibson
RAF Pilot
Guy Gibson

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 12 Alejandro Garcia Caturla, composer, dies at 34
  • Nov 23 Catherina van Rennes, composer, dies at 82
  • Nov 30 Fritz Volbach, German musicologist/conductor/composer, dies at 78