This Day in History: 1944-10-10

Ramón Parcells, American trumpeter, while in college played trumpet in many tv productions for PBS, won the New England Conservatory solo competition (leading to solo appearance with the Boston Pops), principal of Winnipeg Symph Orch, served in Strategic Air Command Band during Vietnam, after service continued with Winnipeg, adjunct at Univ of Manitoba, principal of Santa Fe Opera during many summers, principal of Detroit Symph Orch, taught at Univ of Michigan and at Wayne State, born in Chicago, Illinois.