This Day in History: 1907-02-17

Charlie Spivak, Uranian-born American trumpeter, student of Max Schlossberg and Harry Glantz, member of bands of Paul Specht, Ben Pollack, the Dorsey Brothers, Roay Noble, Glenn Miller and Jack Teagarden, billed as “the sweetest horn in the world,” highest-paid studio musician in NYC (1936-7), born in Kiev, Ukraine.

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