This Day in History: 1861-05-05

Ludwig Liesering, German trumpeter and cornetist (and violinist, pianist), made living as a musician in Holland (1883-4), France (1884-5), England (1885-7) and North America (1887-9), principal trumpet of the City Theater Orchestra of Halle in Germany (1890-93), taught trumpet at W├╝rzburg State Conservatory (1893-1923), wrote Method for Transposition (1909), a Concerto for Cornet (1904), Cornelia, Serenade for Trumpet, born in Haintchen, Germany.