November 1942 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 7 Johnny Rivers, [Ramistella], American singer (Secret Agent Man), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 8 Gerald Alston, US singer (Manhattans-Crazy)
  • Nov 10 Michel Tabachnik, Swiss composer/conductor
  • Nov 13 John P Hammond, American blues singer (So Many Roads), born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 15 Daniel Barenboim, pianist/conductor, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Nov 16 Donna McKechnie, actress, dancer (Company), born in Pontiac, Michigan
  • Nov 17 Bob Gaudio, rocker (Four Seasons-Sherry), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Nov 18 Jeffrey Siegel, pianist (Chicago Symph), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 20 Meredith Monk, American choreographer, composer (Atlas) and performing artist, born in NYC, New York
  • Nov 20 Norman Greenbaum, American folk singer (Spirit in the Sky), born in Malden, Massachusetts
  • Nov 22 Steve Caldwell, rocker (Orleans)
  • Nov 24 Bayani Mendoza de Leon, composer
  • Nov 26 Michael Devlin, American bass-baritone

Person of interestJimi Hendrix

Nov 27 Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), born in Seattle, Washington (d. 1970)

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • Nov 29 Felix Cavaliere, Pelham NY, rock keyboardist (Rascals - Lonely too Long)
  • Nov 29 Philippe Huttenlocher, Swiss opera singer

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 1 Hugo Distler, composer, dies at 34

Person of interestGeorge M. Cohan

Nov 5 George M Cohan, father of musical comedy, dies of cancer at 64

Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer George M. Cohan
Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer
George M. Cohan
  • Nov 16 Joseph Schmidt, Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (Der Liebesexpre├č, A Star Fell from Heaven), dies from a heart atack at 38
  • Nov 19 Edouard Combe, composer, dies at 76