November 1945 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 8 "Girl from Nantucket" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • Nov 10 "Are You with It?" opens at Century Theater NYC for 264 performances
  • Nov 17 "Girl from Nantucket" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 12 performances

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Nov 18 Arnold Schoenberg's Prelude for orchestra & mixed choir, premieres

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • Nov 20 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 9th Symphony under J Mravinski premieres
  • Nov 22 "Day before Spring" opens at National Theater NYC for 167 performances

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Nov 26 Charlie "Bird" Parker leads a record date for the Savoy label, marketed as the "greatest Jazz session ever"

Jazz Saxophonist and Composer Charlie
Jazz Saxophonist and Composer
Charlie "Bird" Parker

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Rick Grech, rock bassist (Blind Faith, Traffic), born in Bordeaux, France
  • Nov 3 Nick Simper, English bass guitarist (Deep Purple, Warhorse), born in Norwood Green, England
  • Nov 8 Arnold Rosner, composer
  • Nov 8 Judith Lang Zaimont, composer
  • Nov 8 Don Murray, American drummer (The Turtles), born in Glendale, California (d. 1996)
  • Nov 10 Donna Fargo, NC, country singer (Happiest Girl in Whole USA)
  • Nov 11 Chris Dreja, rocker (Yardbirds), born in London, England
  • Nov 11 Vince Martell, American rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestNeil Young

Nov 12 Neil Young, Canadian singer/songwriter (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), born in Toronto, Ontario

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Neil Young
  • Nov 15 Anni-Frid Lyngsdtad, [Fryeda Anderson], Swedish rocker (ABBA)
  • Nov 15 Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Norwegian-born Swedish singer-songwriter (ABBA), born in Bjørkåsen, Norway
  • Nov 16 Martine van Hamel, ballerina (NYC Ballet Co), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • Nov 16 Teenie Hodges [Mabon], American rhythm and blues guitarist (Take me to the River), born in Germantown, TN, (d. 2014)
  • Nov 20 Dan McBride, rocker (Sha Na Na)
  • Nov 20 Nanette Workman, American-born Canadian singer and actress
  • Nov 24 Lee Michaels, rocker (Do You Know What I Mean), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nov 24 Bev [Beverley] Bevan, rock drummer (ELO), born in Birmingham, England
  • Nov 26 John McVie, British rock bassist (Fleetwood Mac-Rumours, Tusk)
  • Nov 27 Randy Brecker, rocker (Blood Sweat & Tears), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 30 Radu Lupu, Galati Romania, pianist (Enesco 1st prize-1967)
  • Nov 30 Roger Glover, British hard rock bassist (Episode Six-Deep Purple)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 3 Alessandro Longo, composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 11 Jerome Kern, US composer (Sally, Leave it to Jane), dies at 60