- Edward H. Tarr
(b Rochester, NY, Dec 22, 1891; d Rochester, Dec 10, 1971). American trombonist. He studied with Gardell Simons (first trombone, Philadelphia Orchestra), Edward Llewellyn (first trumpet, Chicago SO), and Ernest Williams (first trumpet, Philadelphia Orchestra). In 1922 he joined the faculty of the Eastman School of Music, where he taught until his death; he also played first trombone in the Rochester PO (...