This Day in History: 1981-12-19

Gerald Huffman, American trumpeter, principal with the 129th Infantry Band, joined the Sousa Band (1925-30), member of the Royal Scotch Highlanders in Canada, member of the U.S. Navy Band, bandmaster of the Kable Brothers Band, member of the Chicago Civic Orch (1936-38), member of the Chicago Symphony Orch (1939-51), teacher at Elmhurst College, died in Fulton, Texas.