Frank Simon

(1889-1967)

Induction: February 2, 1980

World famous cornet virtuoso and soloist with Sousa.  Later became conductor of the American Rolling Mills Company Band.  Hosted the first annual meeting of the American Bandmasters Association in Middle town, Ohio.  Considered one of the pioneers  of early radio and made national broadcasts of his famous ARMCO Band.  Charter Member, Past President, and Honorary Life President of the American Bandmasters Association.