November 1944 in Music

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Richard "Kinky" Friedman, American country rocker (Ride 'em Jewboy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 2 Keith Emerson, English rock musician (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Todmorden, West Yorkshire (d. 2016)
  • Nov 2 Patrice Chereau, French opera director and actor (Danton), born in Lézigné, Maine-et-Loire, France (d. 2013)
  • Nov 4 Willem Breuker, Dutch saxophonist/conductor (WB Collective)
  • Nov 6 Bill Henderson, Canadian rock vocalist and guitarist (Chilliwack), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Nov 7 James Dashow, American/Italian composer, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 8 Bonnie Bramlett, rock vocalist (Delandy & Bonnie)
  • Nov 8 Rodney Desborough Slater, rocker (Bonzo Dog Band)
  • Nov 9 Phil May, English rocker (Pretty Things), born in Dartford, Kent
  • Nov 10 Dave Loggins, singer (Please come to Boston)

Person of interestTim Rice

Nov 10 Tim Rice, English lyricist (Chess Moves, 1 Night in Bangkok), born in Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Lyricist Tim Rice
Tim Rice
  • Nov 12 Booker T. Jones, US organist (Booker T & MGs-Green Onions), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Nov 13 Timmy Thomas, American singer and songwriter (Why Can't We Live Together), born in Evansville, Indiana
  • Nov 14 Scherrie Payne, US singer (Supremes-Incredible)
  • Nov 17 Eugene Clarke, US rock guitarist, born in Tipton, Missouri
  • Nov 19 Charlie Coe, American rock bassist (Paul Revere & the Raiders), born in Boise, Idaho
  • Nov 26 Alan Henderson, Belfast, rock bassist (Them)
  • Nov 26 Jean Terrell, Texas, rocker (Supremes)
  • Nov 27 Trevor Leonard Ward-Davies 'Dozy', English musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), born in Enford, Wilshire (d. 2015)
  • Nov 28 R.B. Greaves, Guyanan singer, (d. 2012)
  • Nov 30 Luther T Ingram, US singer/songwriter (I'll Be Your Shelter)
  • Nov 30 Rob Grill, rock bassist/vocalist (Grass Roots), born in Los Angeles, California

Weddings in Music

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 11 Blues musician B.B. King (19) marries his first wife Martha Denton

Blues Musician B.B. King
Blues Musician
B.B. King

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 12 Edgar Stillman Kelley, US composer (Gulliver), dies at 87
  • Nov 12 Roy Agnew, Australian composer (Sonata Ballade), dies at 51
  • Nov 13 Paul Graener, composer, dies at 72
  • Nov 14 Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist, dies at 71
  • Nov 24 Vaclav Stepan, composer, dies at 54