November 5, 1956 in Music

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Music

Appears on tv showTelevision Debut

The Nat King Cole Show debuts on NBC, the first variety program to be hosted by an African-American

Musician Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole

Birthdays in Music

  • Rob Fisher, Bath England, rock keyboardist (Naked Eyes)

Deaths in Music

  • Art Tatum [Arthur Tatum Jr], American jazz pianist and composer, dies from complications of uremia at 47