Schoenbach, Sol(omon Israel)
- George Gelles
(b New York, NY, March 15, 1915; d Haverford, PA, Feb 25, 1999). American bassoonist. He began to study piano at the age of five and bassoon five years later. He was a student of Simon Kovar. After obtaining his degree at the Juilliard School at 17, he became staff bassoonist with the CBS orchestra. He joined the Philadelphia Orchestra as first bassoonist in ...