BIRTHSFrançois Collin de Blamont French composer. (1690)
Conradin Kreutzer German composer and conductor. (1780)
José Augusto Ferreira Veiga Portuguese composer. (1838)
Jacques Jansen French baritone. (1913)
Benjamin Britten English composer. (1913)
Günter Reich Israeli bass. (1921)
Fikret Amirov Azerbaijani composer. (1922)
Gunther Schuller American composer. (1925)
Peter Hall English director. (1930)
Hans Zender German composer and conductor. (1936)
Theophil Antonicek Austrian musicologist. (1937)
Jerome Pruett American tenor. (1941)
Elizabeth Laurence English mezzo-soprano. (1949)
Kent Nagano American conductor. (1951)
Sumi Jo Korean soprano. (1962)
DEATHSBernardo Pasquini Italian composer. (1710)
Mattia Vento Italian composer. (1776)
Sophie Seyler German actress and writer. (1789)
Theobald Hilarius Marchand German singer. (1800)
Arthur Sullivan English composer and conductor. (1900)
Joseph Guy Ropartz French composer. (1955)
William Franke Harling American composer. (1958)
Ninon Vallin French soprano. (1961)
Aldous Huxley English writer. (1963)
Acario Cotapos Chilean composer. (1969)
Max Deutsch French composer. (1982)
PREMIERESIl Pastor fido George Frideric Handel; London, Queen's Theatre, 22 November 1712.
Imeneo George Frideric Handel; London, Lincoln's Inn Fields, 22 November 1740.
Le roi et le fermier Pierre-Alexandre Monsigny; Paris, Comédie-Italienne, 22 November 1762.
Iris Pietro Mascagni; Roma, Teatro Costanzi, 22 November 1898.
BIRTHSEtienne Joseph Floquet French composer. (1748)
Theodor Körner German poet and librettist. (1791)
Gábor Mátray Hungarian administrator and writer on music. (1797)
Ernst Schuch Austrian conductor. (1846)
Manuel de Falla Spanish composer. (1876)
Dezső Ernster Hungarian bass. (1898)
Terenzio Gargiulo Italian composer. (1905)
Jerry Bock American composer. (1928)
Pauline Tinsley English soprano. (1928)
Krzysztof Penderecki Polish composer. (1933)
William Lewis American tenor. (1935)
DEATHSMichelangelo Faggioli Italian composer. (1733)
Anton Schweitzer German composer. (1787)
Friedrich Adam Hiller German composer. (1812)
Luigi Guido Beltrami Italian composer. (1834)
Josef Leopold Zvonař Czech composer. (1865)
Percy Pitt English conductor and manager. (1932)
Artur Bodanzky Austrian conductor. (1939)
Uzeir Hajibeyov Azerbaijani composer. (1948)
Lina Pasini-Vitale Italian soprano. (1959)
Jennie Tourel American mezzo-soprano. (1973)
Mario Peragallo Italian composer. (1996)
PREMIERESRobinson Crusoé Jacques Offenbach; Paris, Opéra-Comique, 23 November 1867.
L'attaque du moulin Alfred Bruneau; Paris, Opéra Comique, 23 November 1893.
The Devil and Kate Antonín Dvořák; Prague, National Theatre, 23 November 1899.
Kát'a Kabanová Leoš Janáček; Brno, National Theatre, 23 November 1921.
BIRTHSLorenzo Gibelli Italian composer. (1718)
Felice Alessandri Italian composer. (1747)
Scott Joplin American composer. (1868)
Marcos Redondo Spanish baritone. (1893)
René Maison Belgian tenor. (1895)
Norman Walker English bass. (1907)
Charles Osborne British writer. (1927)
Al'fred Shnitke Russian composer. (1934)
Maria Chiara Italian soprano. (1939)
Tod Machover American composer. (1953)
DEATHSKarl Jacob Wagner German composer. (1822)
Karl Friedrich Hensler German librettist and director. (1825)
János Spech Hungarian composer. (1836)
Per Frigel Swedish composer. (1842)
Henri Reber French composer. (1880)
Ivar Andrésen Norwegian bass. (1940)
Simon Bucharoff American composer and pianist. (1955)
Guido Cantelli Italian conductor. (1956)
Vladimir Rosing Russian tenor and director. (1963)
Glynne Howell Welsh bass. (1969)
Mykhaylo Demyanovych Romens'ky Ukrainian bass. (1971)
Alexander Smallens American conductor. (1972)
Hall Overton American composer. (1972)
Godfrey Ridout Canadian composer. (1984)
Irmgard Seefried Austrian soprano. (1988)
PREMIERESErnelinde, princesse de Norvège François-André Danican Philidor; Paris, Opéra, 24 November 1767.
The Haunted Tower Stephen Storace; London, Drury Lane, 24 November 1789.
L'occasione fa il ladro Gioachino Rossini; Venezia, Teatro S Moisè, 24 November 1812.
Peer Gynt Werner Egk; Berlin, Staatsoper, 24 November 1938.