This Day in History: 1963-12-14

Franck Pulcini, French trumpeter, won gold medal and the Prix de la Ville while at Limoges Regional National Conservatory, prizewinner in Toulon (1987), Prague (1987, 1993), Ellsworth Smith (1993), cofounded Epsilon (brass ensemble) which won prizes at Narbonne Competition and a competition in Osaka, played in the Orchestre Régional de Limoges, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Orchestre National de l’Opéra, Orchestre Bordeaux-Aquitaine, principal in the Montpellier Symphony Orchestra (1988-90), principal of the Southwest German Radio Symphony, taught at the Traveling University of Caracas, Venezuela (1997-2000), taught at the Mulhouse Conservatory, born in Limoges, France.