On This Day

November 1952 in Music History

Events in Music

Music History

Nov 6 Dmitri Shostakovich's cantata "About our Fatherland" premieres

  • Nov 14 First regular UK singles chart published by the New Musical Express

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 2 Maxine Nightingale, English soul music singer ("Right Back Where We Started From"), born in Wembley, London
  • Nov 10 Pat Severs, American steel guitar player (Pirates of Mississippi - "Feed Jake"), born in Camden, South Carolina
  • Nov 11 Paul Cowsill, American rock keyboardist (The Cowsills - "We Can Fly"), born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • Nov 18 John Parr, British pop singer ("St. Elmo's Fire"), and songwriter (Roger Daltry - "Under A Raging Moon"), born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England
  • Nov 21 Lorna Luft, American singer and actress (Where the Boys Are-1980), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • Nov 23 Bill Troiano, American tuba player (Long Island Tuba Quartet), and teacher, born in Plainview, New York
  • Nov 27 Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Nov 30 Mandy Patinkin, American stage and screen actor (Yentl, The Princess Bride, Homeland), and singer (Sunday in the Park with George; Evita), born in Chicago, Illinois

Weddings in Music

Bill Haley

Nov 18 "Rock Around The Clock" rock 'n' roll pioneer Bill Haley (27) weds second wife Barbara Cupchak

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 23 Albert van Raalte, Dutch conductor (Radio Philharmonic Orchestra), dies at 62
  • Nov 25 Antonio Guarnieri, Italian cellist and opera conductor (La Scala, 1929-50), dies at 72
  • Nov 25 Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, French composer (Ophellia), dies at 71