November 1997 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 2 "Barrymore" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 240 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 4 "Come On Over" 3rd studio album by Shania Twain is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1999)

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain
  • Nov 6 "Proposals" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances
  • Nov 9 "Cherry Orchard" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • Nov 9 "Scarlet Pimpernel" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC
  • Nov 10 "Jackie - An American Life" opens at Belasco Theater NYC
  • Nov 13 "Lion King" opens at New Amersterdam Theater NYC
  • Nov 16 "1776" closes at Criterion Theater NYC

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 18 Metallica release the album "ReLoad"

Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted
Metallica Rocker James Hetfield
Metallica Rocker
James Hetfield
  • Nov 19 "Eugene Onegin" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • Nov 19 "Old Neighborhood" opens at Booth Theater NYC
  • Nov 20 "Ivanov" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 51 performances
  • Nov 24 "Street Corner Symphony" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 79 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 25 "Sevens" 7th studio album by Garth Brooks is released (Grammy Award Best Country Collaboration with Vocals 1998, Billboard Album of the Year 1998)

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • Nov 30 "Eugene Onegin" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 28 Thor Salden, Belgian singer

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 8 Bluegrass musician Alison Krauss marries Pat Bergeson

Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 5 Epic Soundtracks [Kevin Paul Godfrey], English musician (Swell Maps, Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls), dies in his sleep at 38
  • Nov 10 Tommy Tedesco, American musician (b. 1930)
  • Nov 12 Carlos Surinach, Spanish composer (b. 1915)
  • Nov 13 AndrĂ© Boucourechliev, French composer (b. 1925)
  • Nov 15 Saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85
  • Nov 17 Wilfred Josephs, English composer, dies at 70
  • Nov 20 Robert Palmer, rock critic, dies at 52

Person of interestMichael Hutchence

Nov 22 Michael Hutchence, Australiann rocker (INXS) and actor, commits suicide at 37

INXS rocker Michael Hutchence
INXS rocker
Michael Hutchence
  • Nov 25 Fenton Robinson, US blues guitarist (Tennessee Woman), dies at 62
  • Nov 25 Barbara, French singer (b. 1930)
  • Nov 26 Francis Paudras, designer/jazz fan, dies at 62