This Day in History: 1947-01-07

James Kluesner, American trumpeter, principal trumpet in the Schleswig-Holstein orchestra (Flensburg, Germany, 1973-75) and the State Theater of Hessen Orchestra (1975-81), teacher at the conservatory of Wiesbaden (1979-81) and the Academy of Music in Darmstadt (1978-81), and, returning to the U.S., at James Madison University (1981-2009), born in Iowa City, Iowa.