This Day in History: 1949-10-12

Russell Plylar Jr., American trumpeter, joined the Louisville Orch as third (1968; 2nd in 1971), played in the Aspen Festival Orch and Aspen Chamber Orch for several summers, principal of the Phoenix Symph, founded the Southwest Brass Quintet, principal of the Brevard Music Center Orch, born in Greenville, Mississippi.