November 1986 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 8 "Song & Dance" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 474 performances

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Nov 15 Beastie Boys release their debut album "Licensed to Ill" - 1st No. 1 rap album on Billboard charts

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  • Nov 17 "Oh Coward!" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • Nov 24 "Smile" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • Nov 30 "Flamenco Puro" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 40 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 2 Erika Jo, American country music singer, born in Angleton, Texas
  • Nov 4 Alexz Johnson, Canadian singer and actress
  • Nov 5 BoA [Kwon Boa], South Korean singer, born in Gyeonggi-do
  • Nov 12 Evan Yo, Taiwanese pop singer
  • Nov 15 Jeffree Star, American model, fashion designer, make-up artist and singer-songwriter
  • Nov 20 Aaron Yan, Taiwanese singer and actor
  • Nov 20 Oli Sykes, English musician
  • Nov 25 Katie Cassidy, American singer and actress

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 1 Sippie Wallace, blues singer, dies at 88
  • Nov 3 Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis [Edward F. Davis], American jazz saxophonist (Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band), dies of cancer at 65
  • Nov 5 Bobby Nunn, American singer (The Robins, The Coasters) dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Nov 6 Elisabeth Grümmer, Alsatian soprano (b. 1911)
  • Nov 7 Tracy Pew, Australian musician (The Birthday Party) (b. 1957)
  • Nov 8 Beatrice Kay, singer/actress (Sister Sue-Calvin & the Col), dies at 78
  • Nov 13 Rudolf Schock, German opera/operetta singer, dies at 71
  • Nov 15 Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
  • Nov 22 Robert Sutton Whitney, composer, dies at 82
  • Nov 26 Scatman Crothers, singer/actor (Shining, Chico & The Man), dies at 76