This Day in History: 1939-04-20

Charles Schlueter, American orchestral trumpeter, principal of Kansas City Philharmonic (1962-64), principal of Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (1964-68), associate principal of Cleveland Orchestra, principal of Minnesota Orchestra (1972-81), principal of Boston Symphony Orchestra (1981-2006), troubled legal battle with conductor Seiji Ozawa resulting in staying in the BSO, teacher at Tanglewood, New England Conservatory, Univ. of Minnesota, Univ. of Connecticut, born in Du Quoin, Illinois.