This Day in History: 1831-11-04

Ferdinand Weinschenk, German trumpeter, student of Ernst Sachse, soloist in opera Der Trumpeter von Säckingen hundreds of times, principal trumpet in the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig (1861-99), one of the first to perform Bach’s Mass in B Minor on D trumpet, teacher of Eduard Seifert (later principal of Dresden), dedicatee of Oskar Böhme’s Trumpet Concerto in E Minor, born in Ritteburg, Germany.

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