Humble, Karl | University of Illinois Archives

Name: Humble, Karl

Historical Note: Karl T. Humble (1943-2009) served as the principal euphoniumist for the United States Marine Band and the National Concert Band of America in Washington, D.C. between c. 1950 and c. 1960.�?�  After retiring from the U.S. Marine Band he moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, and wrote extensively about brass instrument design before Parkinson's disease hampered his career as a musician, educator, and writer.�?�  Throughout his career he compiled a large collection of historical sound recordings of American and European brass bands.
Sources: Arthur Lehman, The Best Marine Band Soloists�?�
Note Author: Raul Melgar-Smith

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