November 1965 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 1 Promoter Bill Graham books his 1st concert at Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, a benefit for political satirists 'The San Francisco Mime Troupe"
  • Nov 13 "Skyscraper" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 248 performances
  • Nov 14 Marian Grudeff and Raymond Jessel's musical "Baker Street", loosely based on Sherlock Holmes' tales, closes at the Martin Beck Theater, NYC, after 313 performances
  • Nov 20 Cyril Ornadel and Leslie Bricusse's musical "Pickwick", based on Charles Dickens' novel "The Pickwick Papers', featuring Harry Secombe and Charlotte Rae, closes at 46th St Theater, NYC, after 56 performances
  • Nov 22 Mitch Leigh, and Joe Darion's musical "Man of La Mancha", starring Richard Kiley opens at ANTA Washington Square Theater, NYC; runs for 2329 performances, wins 5 Tony Awards
  • Nov 23 The Beatles film promotional video clips for 5 of their songs at Twickenham Film Studios to provide to television outlets (in lieu of live appearances)
  • Nov 29 "Anya" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 16 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 4 Gregory Scott [Koenig], American guitarist (Signs of Life), born in Dearborn, Michigan
  • Nov 4 Pata [Tomoaki Ishizuka], Japanese musician (X Japan), born in Chiba, Japan
  • Nov 4 Wayne Static [Wells], American musician (Static-X), born in Muskegon, Michigan (d. 2014)
  • Nov 5 Paris Grey [Shanna Jackson], American techno-dance-pop singer ("Good Life"; "Big Fun"), born in Glencoe, Illinois
  • Nov 9 Bryn Terfel, Welsh bass-baritone opera and concert singer, born in Pant Glas, United Kingdom
  • Nov 10 Igor Krivokapič, Slovenian composer, tuba player, and instrument inventor, born in Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Nov 17 Amanda Brown, Australian musician (The Go-Betweens) and composer
  • Nov 17 Danton Supple, British rock record producer and sound mixer, born in London, England
  • Nov 20 Mike D [Diamond], American rap vocalist (Beastie Boys - "You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Party"), born in New York City
  • Nov 20 Yoshiki Hayashi, Japanese musician (X Japan), born in Tateyama, Chiba, Japan

BjörkBjörk (57 years old)

Nov 21 Icelandic singer (Like Someone in Love), born in Reykjavik, Iceland

  • Nov 22 Sen Dog [Senen Reyes], Cuban-American rapper (Cypress Hill), born in Pinar del Río, Cuba
  • Nov 27 Fiachna O'Braonáin, Irish pop guitarist (Hothouse Flowers-Don't Go), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Nov 29 Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese pop musician, born in Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan (d. 1992)

Weddings in Music

Judy Garland

Nov 14 American singer and actress Judy Garland (43) weds American actor Mark Herron (37); divorce in 1969

Bob Dylan

Nov 22 American folk singer Bob Dylan (24) weds American model and actress Sara Lowndes (26); divorce in 1977

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 4 Krsto Odak, Croatian composer, dies at 77
  • Nov 6 Clarence Williams, American composer, dies at 67
  • Nov 6 Edgard Varèse, French-American composer (Ionisation; Poème électronique), dies at 81
  • Nov 7 Friedrich Wildgans, Austrian composer, dies at 52
  • Nov 25 Dame Myra Hess, British concert pianist, dies at 75
  • Nov 27 Carl Parrish, American composer, dies at 61