This Day in History: 1998-04-29

Hans Gerards, German trumpeter, chamber musician and principal trumpet with St├Ądtisches Orchester, principal of the M├│nchengladbach orchestra, member of the Rheydt City Theater Orchestra in the 1950s, principal of the Philharmonic Orchestra of the State Theater in Mainz, taught at the Peter Conelius Conservatory (1969-95), died in Mainz-Hechsheim, Germany.