November 1947 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 1 "Medium & The Telephone" closes at Barrymore NYC after 211 performances

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestJim Steinman

Nov 1 Jim Steinman, American Grammy Award-winning songwriter and record producer (Bat Out of Hell, Total Eclipse of the Heart), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Jim Steinman
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer
Jim Steinman
  • Nov 1 Bob Weston, English, guitarist and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac), born in Devon (d. 2012)
  • Nov 2 Dave Pegg, British pop bassist (Jethro Tull-Crest of a Nave), born in Birmingham, England
  • Nov 2 David Anthony Ahern, Australian composer, born in Sydney
  • Nov 6 Doug Young, musician (Flash In The Pan)
  • Nov 6 George Young, Scottish-Australian rock guitarist (Easybeats, AC/DC), born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 2017)
  • Nov 6 John Wilson, Irish rock drummer (Them), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Nov 8 Minnie Ripperton, singer (Loving You), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 10 Greg Lake, English rock vocalist and bassist (King Crimson, Emerson, Lake & Palmer), born in Bournemouth (d. 2016)
  • Nov 11 Brad Lee Sexton, bass guitarist
  • Nov 12 Donald Roeser, rock guitarist/vocalist (Blue Oyster Cult)
  • Nov 12 J. C. [John Charles] Crowley, American musician, born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 20 George Grantham, OK, rock drummer/vocalist (Poco)
  • Nov 20 Joe Walsh, Wichita Ks, guitarist/rocker (Eagles-Take it Easy)
  • Nov 24 Dave Sinclair, English musician (Caravan, Hatfield and the North)
  • Nov 28 Michel Berger, French songwriter (d. 1992)
  • Nov 28 Maria Farantouri, Greek singer
  • Nov 29 Ronnie Montrose, American guitarist, born in Denver, Colorado (d. 2012)