This Day in History: 2004-10-29

Pierre Thibaud, French trumpeter, played violin and trumpet with the Bordeaux Londeix band, did military service in the Region d l’Air Band, studied at the Paris Conservatory with Foveau and won 1st prince in cornet, frequent lead trumpeter, studio musician, principal in the Israel Philharmonic, principal cornet of the Paris Opera Orchestra, one of the world’s finest teachers, steered French playing to a more international standard and style, died in Paris, France.