This Day in History: 1854-11-01

William Paris Chambers, American cornetist, known for high register (up to triple C) and compared to Levy, and Liberati, directed the Keystone Cornet Band at 15, director of the Capitol City Band in Harrisburg at 18, director of the Great Southern Band in Baltimore, manager of the C.G. Conn store in NYC, recorded some of his self-written solos, composed nearly ninety marches, born in Newport, Pennsylvania.