He was born in
He performed with
"He was very advanced and technical for his time," said Dixieland jazz musician
Although he performed almost exclusively in
He was also part of the original stage band of the off-
In the 1940s, he played on
In the 60s he played with
However, he did not always work full-time as a musician.
Like many musicians of his time, Ferbos had a day trade and worked for decades as a metal maker, first in his father's
He was also the last living member of
He had recently become too weak to hold his trumpet, but family members would occasionally hold it to his mouth so that he could blow into it.
He was pre-deceased by his wife