November 1960 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 2 Dmitri Shostakovich's 8th String quartet premieres in Leningrad

  • Nov 3 Tammy Grimes' "Unsinkable Molly Brown" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 532 performances

Music release#1 in the Charts

Nov 14 Ray Charles' "Georgia On My Mind" reaches #1

Musician Ray Charles
Musician
Ray Charles

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 3 James Prime, British rock keyboardist (Deacon Blue), born in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland
  • Nov 3 Marcel "Baaf" Stavenuiter, Dutch drummer (Bob Color)
  • Nov 4 Kim Forester, American country singer (Forester Sister-Men), born in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
  • Nov 4 Frl. Menke, German pop singer of the Neue Deutsche Welle
  • Nov 5 René Froger, Dutch singer (Everything Can Make a Man Happy)
  • Nov 7 Tommy Thayer, American guitarist (Kiss)
  • Nov 9 Joëlle Ursull, French-Guadeloupean singer, born in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
  • Nov 12 Maurane, Belgian singer
  • Nov 14 Tom Judson, American actor and composer

Person of interestRuPaul

Nov 17 RuPaul [Andre Charles], American drag queen, actor, singer and TV personality (RuPaul's Drag Race), born in San Diego, California

Actor, Singer and Drag Queen RuPaul
Actor, Singer and Drag Queen
RuPaul
  • Nov 18 Kim Wilde, English pop singer (Kids in America, You Keep Me Hanging On), born in London
  • Nov 19 Matt Sorum, US pop drummer (Guns n' Roses, Like a Suicide) [or Nov 2]
  • Nov 22 Eg White, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
  • Nov 24 Edgar Meyer, American bassist and composer
  • Nov 25 Amy Grant, American gospel and rock singer (Glory of Love, Baby Baby), born in Augusta, Georgia
  • Nov 25 Kasey Smith, American heavy metal artist (Danger Danger-Screw It), born in Queens, New York
  • Nov 27 Ashley Ingram, English singer (Fizzz-Just an Illusion)
  • Nov 27 Maria Schneider, American composer (Concert in the Garden), born in Windom, Minnesota

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 2 Dimitri Mitropoulos, Greek/US conductor/composer, dies at 64
  • Nov 5 Johnny Horton, American country and rockabilly singer (The Battle of New Orleans), dies in a car accident at 33
  • Nov 7 Alvin Carter, vocalist (Carter Family), dies at 69
  • Nov 10 Isadore Freed, composer, dies at 60