November 1949 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 25 "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" appears on music charts
  • Nov 28 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 293 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 David Foster, Canadian musician and record producer, born in British Columbia, Canada
  • Nov 5 Jimmie Spheeris, American singer-songwriter (d. 1984)
  • Nov 6 Arturo Sandoval, Cuban-American jazz trumpeter and composer, born in Artemisa, Cuba
  • Nov 7 Steven Stucky, American composer (Los Angeles Philharmonic), born in Hutchinson, Kansas (d. 2016)
  • Nov 8 Al Berger, American musician (Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes)
  • Nov 8 Bonnie Raitt, American blues country singer-songwriter (Green Light, The Glow), born in Burbank, California
  • Nov 9 Tommy Caldwell, American rocker (Marshall Tucker Band), born in Spartanburg, South Carolina (d. 1980)
  • Nov 10 Ann Reinking, dancer/actress (All the Jazz, Micki & Maude), born in Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 12 Arthur "Pooch" Tavares, rocker
  • Nov 13 Roger Steen, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Tubes), born in Pipestone, Minnesota
  • Nov 13 Terry Reid, English rock guitarist (River, Bang Bang You're Terry Reid), born in Huntingdon, England
  • Nov 16 Pattie Santos, singer (It's a Beautiful Day), born in San Francisco (d. 1989)
  • Nov 16 William Ackerman, composer
  • Nov 18 Bonnie St Claire, [Cornelia Swart], Dutch singer (Tame me Tiger)
  • Nov 24 Anita Louis, US singer (Soul Children, I'll Be the Other Woman)
  • Nov 25 [Boris] Alexander Godunov, Sakhalin USSR, dancer/actor (Die Hard)
  • Nov 26 Shlomo Artzi, Israeli singer
  • Nov 28 Alexander Godunov, Russian composer/dancer (Bolshoi) defected 1979
  • Nov 28 Hugh McKenna, rocker (Alex Harvey Band)
  • Nov 28 Paul Shaffer, orchestra leader (SNL, David Letterman), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Nov 29 Stan Rogers, Canadian folk musician and songwriter (d. 1983)

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 25 Luther "Bill" Robinson, "Bojangles" famed tap dancer, dies at 71