This Day in History: 1937-03-24

Robert Platt, American trumpeter, IU student of Bill Adam, studied in Berlin with Horst Eichler, won principal in Dortmund Opera and Symphony Orchestra, then member of the Gürzenich Orchestra in Cologne, member of the Berlin Philharmonic (1982-2002), teacher at the Berlin Hochschule der Künst, born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.