This Day in History: 1889-04-20

Wilhelm Yablonsky, Ukrainian trumpeter, student of Wilhelm Wurm, member of Koussevitsky’s special orchestra, founded and directed a band at a sugar factory, principal of the Ukrainian Radio Symphony Orchestra, principal of the “Shevchenko” Orchestra, taught at the Kiev Musical College (1924-27) and the Kiev Conservatory (1927-69), died in Kiev, Ukraine.