This Day in History: 1956-02-21

Edwin Franko Goldman, American cornetist, conductor and composer, studied cornet with Jules Levy and Carl Sohst and composition with Anton Dvořák, first cornet with the Met, (1899-1909), founded the New York Military Band (1911) and renamed it the Goldman Band (1918), founded the American Bandmasters Association in 1929, died in New York, New York.