November 1996 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 2 "Hughie" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC
  • Nov 3 "It's a Slippery Slope" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 4 British girls group the Spice Girls release their debut album "Spice", goes on to sell 23 million copies

Singer Geri Horner
Singer
Geri Horner
Pop Star Emma Bunton
Pop Star
Emma Bunton
Singer and Fashion Designer Victoria Beckham
Singer and Fashion Designer
Victoria Beckham
  • Nov 7 "3 Sisters" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
  • Nov 13 "Three Sisters" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
  • Nov 14 "Chicago" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC
  • Nov 15 "Into the Whirlwind" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • Nov 16 "Into the Whirlwind" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • Nov 17 "Present Laughter" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
  • Nov 19 "God Said, Ha!" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • Nov 19 "Sex & Longing" closes at Cort Theater NYC
  • Nov 21 "Rehearsal" opens at Criterion Theater NYC
  • Nov 24 "Juan Darien - A Carnival Mass" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC

Birthdays in Music


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 7 Lorde [Ella Yelich-O'Connor], New Zealand singer (Royals), born in Auckland, New Zealand

Singer Lorde
Singer
Lorde

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 14 King of Pop Michael Jackson (38) weds Debbie Rowe (38) in Sydney, Australia

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • Nov 16 "What Part of No" country singer Lorrie Morgan (37) weds singer Jon Randall (29) in Nashville

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 2 Eva Cassidy, American singer, dies of cancer at 33
  • Nov 5 Eddie Harris, saxophonist/composer, dies at 62
  • Nov 5 Paula Hinton, English ballet dancer, dies at 72
  • Nov 12 Gwen Catley, soprano, dies at 90
  • Nov 13 Bill Doggett [William Ballard Doggett], American jazz and blues musician (Honky Tonk), dies from a heart attack at 80
  • Nov 16 Jack Popplewell, composer/playwright, dies at 87
  • Nov 19 Edward Kassner, music publisher, dies at 76
  • Nov 21 Bernard William George Rose, organist, dies at 80
  • Nov 23 Art Porter, saxophonist, dies at 35
  • Nov 24 Edison Vasalievich Denisov, composer, dies at 67
  • Nov 26 May Moxon, dance producer, dies at 91
  • Nov 26 Joan Hammond, Australian opera singer, dies at 84
  • Nov 28 Anna Pollak, mezzo-soprano, dies at 84