Armando Ghitalla

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Birthday
1, 1925
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 14, 2001 (76)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1925
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 14, 2001 (76)

About

Member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra for almost thirty years and who was the first trumpeter to record Johann Nepomuk Hummel's 'Trumpet Concerto.'

Before Fame

He decided on becoming a trumpeter at the age of eight and, after serving in the U.S. Navy, he attended the Juilliard School.

Trivia

He held positions at many music programs, such as those at Rice University and the Tanglewood Music Center.

Family Life

He grew up in Knoxville, Illinois.

Associated With

Both he and Beverly Bower performed with the New York City Opera.