On This Day in Music for November 19

Events in Music

  • 1972 "Ambassador" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 1972 "Dear Oscar" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 5 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1976 George Harrison releases "This Song"

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • 1990 Pop duo Milli Vanilli are stripped of their Grammy Award after it is learned they did not sing on their award-winning "Girl You Know Its True" album
  • 1992 "3 From Brooklyn" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1995 "Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV
  • 1995 "Sacrilege" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • 1995 "School for Scandal" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 1996 "God Said, Ha!" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • 1996 "Sex & Longing" closes at Cort Theater NYC
  • 1997 "Eugene Onegin" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • 1997 "Old Neighborhood" opens at Booth Theater NYC

Birthdays in Music

  • 1709 Pierre Leclair, French composer and violinist (d. 1784)
  • 1753 Stanislas Champein, composer
  • 1761 Joseph Supries, composer
  • 1796 Johann Wilhelm Mangold, composer
  • 1859 Mikhail Mikhayl Ippolitov-Ivanov, Russian musician (Armenian Rhapsody)
  • 1870 Vicente Lleo, composer
  • 1874 Karl Adrian Wohlfart, composer
  • 1905 Tommy Dorsey, Mahanoy Plane Pa, orchestra leader (Stage Show, Mahogany)
  • 1906 Henri Temianka, composer
  • 1906 Jacques Leguerney, composer
  • 1907 Christian J H English, [Luc Tournier], Neth/Curacaos painter/composer
  • 1908 Mikhail Ivanovich Chulaki, composer
  • 1929 Slavko Avsenik, Slovenian musician
  • 1934 Dave Guard, singer-songwriter (The Kingston Trio), born in San Francisco, California (1991)
  • 1934 David Lloyd-Jones, conductor
  • 1936 Emin Aristakesian, composer
  • 1936 Michel Decoust, composer
  • 1937 Ray Collins, rocker (Mothers of Invention)
  • 1938 Hank Medress, rocker (Tokens-Lion Sleeps Tonight), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1939 Warren "Pete" Moore, US singer (Miracles-Tears of a Clown), Detroit MI
  • 1940 Alberto Villalpando, composer
  • 1943 Fred Lipsius, American rock pianist/sax (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1944 Charlie Coe, rock bassist (Paul Revers & The Raiders)
  • 1946 Joe Correro, Greenwood Ms, rock drummer (Paul Revers & The Raiders)
  • 1954 Annette Guest, US singer (First Choice)
  • 1954 Tom Scheckel, rock drummer (Buckinghams), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1957 Ofra Haza, Israeli singer (d. 2000)
  • 1960 Matt Sorum, US pop drummer (Guns n' Roses, Like a Suicide) [or Nov 2]
  • 1970 Justin Chancellor, English bassist (Tool)
  • 1971 Alice Peacock, American folk singer
  • 1976 Jun Shibata, Japanese singer and songwriter
  • 1978 Matt Dusk, Canadian jazz musician / vocalist
  • 1979 Keith Buckley - American singer (Every Time I Die)
  • 1989 Tyga, American rapper

Weddings in Music


HeartWedding of Interest

2005 Singer and actress Christina Aguilera (28) weds music executive Jordan Bratman (32) under a mountainside tent at the Staglin Family Vineyards in Rutherford, California

  • 2005 "KISS" lead singer Paul Stanley (53) weds Erin Sutton at The Ritz-Carlton, Huntington Hotel and Spa in Pasadena, California

Divorces in Music

  • 2004 Singer Jermaine Jackson (49) divorces Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza (35) after 9 years of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • 1630 Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Opella Nova), dies at 44
  • 1785 Bernard de Bury, composer, dies at 65
  • 1795 Thomas Linley the elder, English musician and tenor, dies at 62
  • 1804 Pietro Alessandro Guglieli, Italian opera composer, dies at 75
  • 1825 Jan Vaclav Hugo Vorisek, composer, dies at 34

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1828 Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (Die schöne Müllerin), dies at 31 from typhoid fever

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert
  • 1854 Alberich Zwyssig, composer, dies at 46
  • 1908 Albert Dietrich, German composer and conductor, dies at 79
  • 1915 Joe Hill, Labor leader/songwriter, executed for murder
  • 1928 Achille Simonetti, composer, dies at 71
  • 1929 Arthur H Mann, English composer (Church of England Hymnal), dies
  • 1931 Frederic Cliffe, composer, dies at 74
  • 1942 Edouard Combe, composer, dies at 76
  • 1950 Thomas Wood, English composer, dies at 57
  • 1963 Carmen Amaya, Spanish flamenco dancer, dies at about 50
  • 1974 George Brunies, American musician (b. 1902)
  • 1977 Sonny [William] Criss, American jazz musician (bebop, Jazz USA), commits suicide at 50
  • 1983 Tom Evans, English bass guitarist (Badfinger) (b. 1947)
  • 1992 Bobby Russell, song writer (Honey, Little Green Apples), dies at 52
  • 1995 Bruce Trent, British singer and actor, dies at 83
  • 1995 Martha Hill, modern dancer/teacher, dies at 94
  • 1995 Shirley Bergeron, singer/guitarist, dies at 62
  • 1996 Edward Kassner, music publisher, dies at 76
  • 1998 Earl Kim, Korean-American composer, dies at 78
  • 2003 Greg Ridley, English musician (Humble Pie), dies at 56
  • 2004 Terry Melcher, American musician and record producer (b. 1942)
  • 2007 Kevin DuBrow, American heavy metal singer (Quiet Riot), dies of an overdose at 53