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Clarinetist Herbert Couf, 1949

Posted on February 20, 2018 | in Uncategorized | by

In February 1949 the Lexington Leader featured a photo of Herbert Couf, a former student at Transylvania College, who was then on tour with the Pittsburgh Symphony orchestra as bass clarinetist. At Transylvania Couf was clarinet soloist with the symphony orchestra and band. He left school to enter military service. He was later the principal clarinetist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra until he retired to open Royal Music Center north of Detroit. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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