This Day in History: 1957-12-15

Thomas Drake, American trumpeter, fourth trumpet in Rochester Philharmonic while student at Eastman (1976-1985), principal of the North Carolina Symph (1985-87), assistant/associate principal (and acting principal in St. Louis Symph Orch (1987-present), principal of the American Kantorei, toured with the Summit Brass, member of the St. Louis Symph Brass Quintet, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.