Deaths in Music in November 1953

  • Nov 4 Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge, composer, dies at 89
  • Nov 6 John Parsons Beach, American composer, dies at 76
  • Nov 21 Larry Shields, American jazz clarinetist (Original Dixieland Jazz Band), dies at 60
  • Nov 24 George Alexander Russell, American organist, composer and the first Frick Professor of Music for Princeton University, dies at 73