This Day in History: 1960-05-07

Eric Aubier, French trumpeter, youngest trumpeter in the Paris Conservatory at age 14 (studying with Maurice André) winning first prizes in cornet, trumpet and chamber music, played in the Concerts Colonne Orchestra at age 17 before winning principal in the Paris Opera Orchestra (1977-96), frequent prize-winner in  international competitions, recorded more than 100 works, born in Paris, France.