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November 13, 1951 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Music

  • Janet Collins is the first 1st African-American dancer to appear at the Metropolitan Opera, in a production of Aida

Birthdays in Music

  • Bill Gibson, American rock drummer (Huey Lewis & The News), born in Sacramento, California

Deaths in Music

  • Hugo Leichtentritt, composer, dies at 77
  • Nikolai Karlovich Metner, composer, dies at 71
  • Nikolai Medtner, Russian pianist and composer (Skazi), dies at 71
1951 in Music