This Day in History: 1972-12-28

Falk Maertens, German trumpeter, winner of 1994 Ellsworth Smith competition, principal of the Deutsches Sinfonie-Orchester in Berlin (since 1995), principal of the Mahler Chamber Orch, member of the German Brass Quintet, Brasserie Berlin and performer with the German Brass, born in Meppen, Germany.