This Day in History: 1868-05-02

Charles Joseph, French cornetist, first prize in the Paris Conservatory in 1888, principal cornet in the Musique d’Artillerie de Vincennes, piston ripiane with the Garde R├ępublicaine Band (1891), received the title of “Officier d’Academie” (1901), performed in 1904 World’s Fair in Saint Louis, made some recordings (1899-1907), born in Paris, France.