On This Day

November 1993 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 4 "Timon of Athens" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 4 Elton John awarded $518,700 from Sunday Mirror for a false report on his diet

Singer Elton John
Elton John
  • Nov 9 "Cinderella" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • Nov 10 "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 223 performances
  • Nov 14 "Kentucky Cycle" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 34 performances
  • Nov 14 "Twilight of the Golds" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • Nov 16 "Any Given Day" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 32 performances
  • Nov 17 "Grand Night For Singing" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • Nov 18 Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder arrested for public drunkiness
  • Nov 21 "Cinderella" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 14 performances
  • Nov 21 "Cyrano - The Musical" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 137 performances
  • Nov 22 "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" opens at Richard Rodgers NYC for 320 performances
  • Nov 23 "Angels in America-Perestroika" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 216 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 23 "Doggystyle" debut album by Snoop Doggy Dogg is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1994)

Rapper Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg
  • Nov 28 "Gray's Anatomy" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • Nov 28 "Mixed Emotions" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • Nov 29 "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 40 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 13 Julia Michaels [Cavazos], American pop singer and songwriter, born in Davenport, Iowa
  • Nov 15 Saaya Irie, Japanese Actress, singer
  • Nov 30 Yuuri Chinen, Japanese singer

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 3 Leon Theremin, Russian-Soviet electronic musical instruments inventor, dies at 97
  • Nov 7 Adelaide Hall, US jazz singer (Cotton Club), dies at 92
  • Nov 9 Stanley Myers, English movie composer (The Deer Hunter), dies at 63
  • Nov 11 Erskine Hawkins, American trumpeter and composer (After Hours), dies at 79
  • Nov 11 Olavi Pesonen, Finnish composer, dies at 84
  • Nov 16 Lucia Popp, Czech/Austria soprano (Vienna Opera), dies at 54
  • Nov 23 Tatiana Nikolajeva, Russian pianist (Bach), dies at 69
  • Nov 24 Albert Collins, American blues guitarist (Ice Pickin'; Don't Lose Your Cool; Showdown!), dies of cancer at 61
  • Nov 26 César Guerra-Peixe, Brazilian violinist and composer (Brasilia Symphony), dies at 79
  • Nov 27 Jerry Hunt, American composer, commits suicide at 49
  • Nov 28 Jerry Edmonton, Canadian rock drummer (Steppenwolf), dies at 47
  • Nov 28 Camillo Togni, Italian pianist and composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 30 David Houston, American country music singer (Almost Persuaded), dies at 57