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Classical Notes: April 15, 2013 Archive

Bud Herseth: Farewell

Posted at 8:39 AM on April 15, 2013 by John Birge (2 Comments)

Bud Herseth died Saturday, age 91. He spent 53 of those years as first trumpet of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. When Bud retired from the CSO in 2001, I spoke to him about his career for NPR's Morning Edition. Hear the amazing life story of this legendary musician from Lake Park, Minnesota:


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