|Birth Day||July 4, 1911|
|Birth Place||Rochester, NY|
|Age||109 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jul 31, 2010 (age 99)|
He started playing the oboe because it was the only instrument left when he auditioned in junior high school.
During the 1950s and 1960s, he was in charge of Columbia Records.
He married Frances Josephine Alexander on September 10, 1935 and they had three children together.
He has performed with George Gershwin, as well as the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.