- Charles P. Schmidt
(b Geneva, Switzerland, April 4, 1896; d Cannes, France, Nov 11, 1976). Swiss-born clarinetist and teacher. He studied clarinet with Ferdinand Cappelle, Henri Lefèbvre, and M. Mimart, and won the Premier Prix at the Paris Conservatoire (1913). He traveled to the United States with the Garde Républicaine Band (...