This Day in History: 1925-04-04

Gilbert Mitchell, American trumpeter, enrolled in the Ernest Williams School of Music, won 2nd trumpet with the New York Symphony under Stokowski, principal of New Orleans Symphony, drafted into Army and won position with the US Army Band, eventually becoming commissioned as officer, formed the Army Band herald trumpets, member of the American Bandmasters Association, Award of Merit from ITG, born in Lykens, Pennsylvania.