November 1958 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 5 Gian Carlo Menotti's musical drama "Maria Golovin" opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC; runs for 5 performances
  • Nov 8 Gian Carlo Menotti's musical drama "Maria Golovin" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Nov 11 "La Plume de Ma Tante" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 835 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 5 Don Falcone, American musician and producer (Spirits Burning)
  • Nov 7 Jack Wyngaard, South African dancer (d. 1996)
  • Nov 8 Don Byron, American composer and clarinetist, born in The Bronx, New York
  • Nov 8 Terry Lee Miall, British rock drummer (Adam & The Ants), born in London, England
  • Nov 10 Brooks Williams, American musician, singer and songwriter, born in Statesboro, Georgia
  • Nov 10 Massimo Morsello, Italian fascist political singer and songwriter, born in Rome, Italy (d. 2001)
  • Nov 11 Luz Casal, Spanish singer, born in Boimorto, Spain
  • Nov 16 Harry Rushakoff, American drummer (Concrete Blonde), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Nov 24 Carmel [McCourt], British rock and soul-jazz singer (Storm, More More More), born in Wrawby, England
  • Nov 25 Gary Coveyou, American pop musician (Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods)
  • Nov 28 Tim Mullens, Dutch punk rock singer and guitarist (Ivy Green)
  • Nov 30 Stacey Q [Swain], American singer ("Two of Hearts"), born in Fullerton, California

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 2 Adam von Ahn Carse, composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 3 Harry Revel, (né Glaser), Latvian-American film score composer (Sitting Pretty; Gay Divorcee), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 52
  • Nov 6 Francis George Scott, Scottish composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 17 Marcelle Meyer, French contemporary classical (Les Six) and Baroque revival (Bach; Rameau) concert pianist, dies of a heart attack while at the keyboard at 61
  • Nov 27 Artur Rodzinski, Polish conductor (Cleveland Orchestra, 1933-43; New York Philharmonic, 1943-47; Chicago Symphony, 1947-48), dies at 66