This Day in History: 1842-01-09

Theodor Hoch, German cornetist (and echo-cornetist), gold medal recipient at the 1867 Paris Exposition, member of the Johann Strauss Orchestra in Vienna, soloist with the Benjamin Bilse Orchestra in Berlin, immigrant to the United States in 1881, author of Tutor for the Cornet (1880), born in Finsterwalde, Germany.