This Day in History: 1923-05-06

Henri van Haeke, French trumpeter, from 1939 started playing in bands such as Hubert Valdray’s orchestra, some classical jobs in Paris (the Comédie Française and Schola Cantorum), joined the 43rd Infantry Regiment Band (1946-7), lead trumpet in Parisian studios, played at the Moulin Rouge (1953-7), Claude Bolling (1956-7 and in the 1970s), born in Tourcouing, France.