Jean-Baptiste Arban

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Birthday
28, 1825
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 8, 1889 (64)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
28, 1825
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Apr 8, 1889 (64)

About

First valved cornet virtuoso who was also a famous pedagogue, composer, conductor, and trumpeter.

Before Fame

He studied at the Paris Conservatoire and soon after, he began teaching at the École Militaire and then his alma mater.

Trivia

He published the Trumpeter's Bible, Grande méthode complète pour cornet à pistons et de saxhorn, in 1864; brass players still use this book for study.

Family Life

He was born in Lyon, France.

Associated With

He made a phonograph cylinder for the Edison Company, which was established by Thomas Alva Edison.