- Michael Ellzey
(b Schuyler Falls, NY, Jan 27, 1875; d Staten Island, NY, Apr 8, 1942). American cornetist. A self-taught musician, Dolan ran away from home at the age of 14 and played the cornet in a circus band. He served in the US Army during the Spanish-American War, reenlisted after the war ended, and played in the band on Governor’s Island. After leaving the army in ...