November 1978 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 12 "Platinum" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 33 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 6 Jolina Magdangal, Filipina singer, actress and television host, born in Hagonoy, Bulacan, Philippines
  • Nov 7 Tomoya Nagase, Japanese actor and singer (TOKIO)
  • Nov 9 Sisqó [Mark Althavean Andrews], American singer (Dru Hill, Unleash the Dragon), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 10 Eve [Jeffers-Cooper], American rapper and actress, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Nov 12 Andrew Kinlochan, English singer and musician
  • Nov 13 Nikolai Fraiture, American bassist (The Strokes)
  • Nov 16 Carolina Parra, Brazilian musician (CSS), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Nov 19 Matt Dusk, Canadian jazz musician / vocalist
  • Nov 20 Ryan Leslie, American singer/songwriter
  • Nov 20 Freya Lin, Taiwanese singer
  • Nov 22 Karen O [Orzolek], American singer (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), born in Busan, South Korea
  • Nov 25 Ringo Shiina, Japanese musician
  • Nov 26 Matthew Taylor, American bassist (Motion City Soundtrack)
  • Nov 27 Tim Yeung, American drummer (Vital Remains)
  • Nov 27 Mike Skinner, English musician
  • Nov 30 Clay Aiken, American singer

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 9 Otto Siegl, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • Nov 12 Howard Swanson, composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 18 Lennie Tristano, American jazz pianist (The New Tristano), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • Nov 26 Frank Rosolino, American jazz trombonist (The Frank Rosolino Sextet), kills himself after shooting his sons at 52
  • Nov 29 Alan Richardson, composer, dies at 74