November 1989 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 1 "Les Miserables" opens at Curran Theatre, San Francisco
  • Nov 2 "Meet Me in St Louis" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 253 performances
  • Nov 5 "Threepenny Opera" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • Nov 11 "Prince of Central Park" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • Nov 12 George Forest's musical "Grand Hotel" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 1018 performances

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Nov 13 Paul McCartney releases "Figure of 8" & "Ou Est Le Soleil"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • Nov 15 "Few Good Men" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 497 performances
  • Nov 16 "Gypsy" opens at St James Theater NYC for 477 performances

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Nov 27 George Harrison releases "Cheer Down" & "Poor Little Girl"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

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Nov 28 Queen Latifah releases her debut hip hop album "All Hail the Queen" featuring single "Ladies First"

Singer, Rapper, & Actress Queen Latifah
Singer, Rapper, & Actress
Queen Latifah

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 2 Katelyn Tarver, American singer and actress (The Secret Life of the American Teenager), born in Glennville, Georgia
  • Nov 3 Paula DeAnda, American singer
  • Nov 11 Reina Tanaka, Japanese pop singer
  • Nov 19 Tyga, American rapper

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 1 Louis Barron, American composer (electronic music), dies at 69
  • Nov 5 Barry Sadler, singer (Green Berets), murdered at 49 in Murfreesboro Tn
  • Nov 5 Vladimir Horovitz, Ukrainian/US pianist, dies at 85
  • Nov 17 Emerson Buckley, composer, dies at 73
  • Nov 28 Jo[hanne M Bos-]Vincent, Dutch soprano (Songs for Life), dies at 91
  • Nov 29 Ann Burton, [Anna Rafalowicz], singer, dies at 56