Zimmerman, Leopold A.
- K. Thomas Brantley
(b Canton, OH, March 1, 1866; d Englewood, NJ, Dec 18, 1935). American Trombonist. Zimmerman grew up in Canton, Ohio. He left for New York City in 1896, accepting a position with the Frederick Neil Innes Band. Largely self-taught, Zimmerman became a highly sought-after soloist. In 1903, Zimmerman replaced the departing Arthur Pryor as John Philip Sousa’s trombone soloist....