On This Day

November 1962 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 10 "Nowhere to Go, But Up" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Nov 17 "Nowhere to Go, But Up" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 9 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 17 Neil Simon, Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh's musical "Little Me" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 257 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • Nov 26 Fab Four have their first recording session under name The Beatles

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 1 Anthony Kiedis, rock vocalist (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
  • Nov 1 Maga Furuholmen, rocker
  • Nov 2 Andrew Elt, singer (Sleeze Beez)
  • Nov 2 Mireille Delunsch, French soprano, born in Mulhouse, France
  • Nov 3 Marilyn, rocker (You Don't Love Me)
  • Nov 5 Brian Wheat, rock bassist (Tesla-Psychotic Supper)
  • Nov 6 Aznil Nawawi, Malaysian host, actor and singer, born in Kampung Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur
  • Nov 7 Arend Bouwmeester, Dutch saxophonist (Bob Color)
  • Nov 11 Mic Michaeli, Swedish keyboardist
  • Nov 11 James Morrison [Lloyd], Australian jazz musician (Morrison Brothers Big Bad Band), born in Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia
  • Nov 16 Josh Silver, American musician (Type O Negative)
  • Nov 17 Dédé Fortin, Quebec singer (Les Colocs) (d. 2000)
  • Nov 18 Kirk Hammett, US heavy-metal guitarist (Metallica-Master of Puppets)
  • Nov 20 Steve Alexander, rocker (Brother Beyond-Can You Keep a Secret)
  • Nov 21 Steven Curtis Chapman, American musician
  • Nov 24 John Squire, English pop guitarist (Stone Roses, She Bangs the Drums)
  • Nov 27 Calvin Hayes, rocker (Johnny Hates Jazz-Turn Back the Clock)
  • Nov 27 Charlie Benante, rock drummer (Anthrax-Armed & Dangerous), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Nov 27 Mike "Puffy" Bordin, rock drummer (Faith No More), born in San Francisco, California
  • Nov 28 Matt Cameron, musician (Soundgarden)
  • Nov 29 Andy LaRocque [Anders Allhage], Swedish musician and songwriter (King Diamond), born in Gothenburg, Sweden

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 18 Singer Barry White (18) weds childhood sweetheart Betty Smith

Singer Barry White
Barry White

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 26 Singer Tina Turner (23) weds Ike Turner (31) in Tijuana, Mexico

Singer Tina Turner
Tina Turner

LoveWedding of Interest

Nov 28 Artist and peace activist Yoko Ono (30) weds film producer Anthony Cox

Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 1 Wintter Haynes Watts, American composer, dies at 78
  • Nov 2 Felice Lattuada, composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 12 Alexander Spitzmuller-Harmersbach, composer, dies at 68