November 1952 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 6 Dmitri Shostakovitch'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, born in Wembley, London
  • Nov 10 Pat Severs, country singer (Pirates of Miss-Fred Jake), born in Camden, South Carolina
  • Nov 11 Paul Cowsill, rock keyboardist (The Cowsills-We Can Fly), Newport, Rhode Island
  • Nov 21 Lorna Luft, singer/actress (Where the Boys Are-1980), born in Scarsdale, New York
  • Nov 23 Bill Troiano, musician
  • Nov 27 Daryl Stuermer, American guitarist (Genesis)
  • Nov 30 Mandy Patinkin, actor/singer (Yentl, Alien Nation), born in Chicago, Illinois

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

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

Father of Rock 'n' Roll Bill Haley
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Bill Haley

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 23 Albert van Raalte, conductor (Radio Philharmonic Orchestra), dies at 62
  • Nov 25 Antonio Guarnieri, composer, dies at 72
  • Nov 25 Jean-Fernand Vaubourgoin, composer, dies at 71