This Day in History: 1815-03-05

Joseph Forestier, French hornist and then cornetist, soloist in the Opéra de Paris (cornet, then trumpet), gave concerts with the Concerts Musard, taught at the Gymnase Musical Militaire, writer of a Complete Method for Cornet (1844), Fantasie Brilliante (1840) and Variations concertantes sir un theme original, born in Montpellier, France.