November 1979 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Nov 1 Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" premieres

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Composer
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyricist Tim Rice
Lyricist
Tim Rice
  • Nov 2 Peter Shaffer's musical "Amadeus" premieres in London

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Nov 16 Paul McCartney releases "Wonderful Christmas"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

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Nov 23 Pink Floyd's "The Wall" released, sells 6 million copies in 2 weeks

Singer-songwriter and Producer David Gilmour
Singer-songwriter and Producer
David Gilmour
Rock Bassist and Vocalist Roger Waters
Rock Bassist and Vocalist
Roger Waters
  • Nov 25 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • Nov 28 "King of Schnorrers" opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 63 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 3 Tim McIlrath, American musician (Rise Against)
  • Nov 5 Mihalis Hatzigiannis, Greek-Cypriot songwriter and singer
  • Nov 7 Jon Peter Lewis, American singer
  • Nov 10 Chris Joannou, Australian musician
  • Nov 10 Warren Wolf, American jazz vibraphonist, born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Nov 13 Subliminal, Israeli rapper and producer
  • Nov 14 Tobin Esperance, American musician (Papa Roach)
  • Nov 19 Keith Buckley - American singer (Every Time I Die)
  • Nov 20 Ericson Alexander Molano, Colombian gospel singer
  • Nov 21 Kim Dong Wan, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
  • Nov 22 Chris Doran, Irish singer
  • Nov 25 Thea Gilmore, British songwriter
  • Nov 27 Hilary Hahn, American violinist
  • Nov 27 Shin Hyesung, Korean singer (Shinhwa)
  • Nov 28 Chamillionaire [Hakeem Seriki ], American rapper, born in Houston, Texas
  • Nov 29 Jayceon "The Game" Taylor, American rapper

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 11 Dimitri Tiomkin, Russian-American film score composer and conductor (Academy Award 1954-High & Mighty), dies at 85
  • Nov 23 Judee Sill, American musician and songwriter (b. 1944)