This Day in History: 1915-02-06

Christian Rodenkirchen, German trumpeter and cornetist, immigrated to the United States in 1883, principal cornet of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (1891-1902), principal trumpet of New York Symphony (1903-4), principal of the Met (1904-5), principal of the New York Philharmonic (1905-7, 1909-11), second trumpet in Philadelphia Orchestra (1911-15), died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.