This Day in History: 2003-06-22

Richard Smith, American trumpeter, at age 15 played with the Kansas City Philharmonic, served in the Army (1951-53), principal of the Denver Symphony Orchestra (1953-55), various positions in the Cleveland Orchestra, principal in Buffalo Philharmonic (1967-69), principal of the Kansas City Philharmonic (1969-72), coprincipal of KC Phil, died on this day.