This Day in History: 1918-06-23

Sidney Mear, American trumpeter, joined the Horace Heidt dance band, played in the Rochester Philharmonic, the Orquesta Sinfonia de Mexico and in Franko Goldman’s band, during WWII played in the 184th Army Ground Band and the 1st Combat Infantry Band, taught at the Eastman School of Music from 1940-80, born in Flint, Michigan.