November 1983 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Single

Nov 2 "Thriller" single released worldwide by Michael Jackson

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Nov 10 "Amen Corner" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 83 performances
  • Nov 17 "La Tragedie de Carmen" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 187 performances
  • Nov 20 "Marilyn: An American Fable" opens at Minskoff NYC for 16 performances
  • Nov 21 "Doonesbury" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 104 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 6 Jon Hume, Australian singer (Evermore), born in Lismore, Australia
  • Nov 10 Miranda Lambert, American singer
  • Nov 14 Lil Boosie, American rapper
  • Nov 16 K, South Korean singer
  • Nov 22 Corey Beaulieu, American guitarist (Trivium)
  • Nov 22 Tyler Hilton, American singer and actor
  • Nov 25 Kirsty Crawford, Scottish singer/songwriter
  • Nov 27 Professor Green [Stephen Paul Manderson], British rapper (Lip Sync Battle UK), born in London, England

Divorces in Music


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 14 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (35) divorces Sarah Hugill after more than 11 years of marriage


Deaths in Music

  • Nov 1 Anthony van Hoboken, Dutch musicologist (Haydn Catalog), dies at 96
  • Nov 3 Alfredo Antonini, conductor (Jane Froman Canteen), dies at 82
  • Nov 6 Robert Gross, composer, dies at 69
  • Nov 7 David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer, dies at 61
  • Nov 7 Germaine Tailleferre, Fren composer (Le Marin du Bolivar), dies at 91
  • Nov 13 "Alvin" Junior Samples, country singer (Hee Haw), dies at 56
  • Nov 19 Tom Evans, English bass guitarist (Badfinger) (b. 1947)