This Day in History: 1944-11-25

Charles Geyer, American trumpeter, principal of the Lyric Opera (1964-66), fourth in Chicago Symphony Orch (1966-74), 2nd in CSO and member of Chicago Symphony Brass Ensemble (1974-78), principal of Houston Symph Orch (1978-81), taught at Rice Univ and later, with wife Barbara Butler, professorship at Eastman School of Music, prof (with Butler) later at Northwestern Univ and then at Rice, building some of the strongest studios at each place, born in Joliet, Illinois.

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