This Day in History: 1900-08-30

Dieudonné Gérardy, Belgian cornetist, first prize and the enamel medal at the Liège Royal Conservatory, principal cornet in the orchestra of Spa and the Jean-Baptiste Arban orchestra in St. Petersburg, played under Nicolas Ysaye, praised for his articulation, phrasing and velvet tone, professor of cornet and trumpet at the Liège Royal Conservatory, taught Théo Charlier, composed a few pieces for cornet, died in Liège, Belgium.