Standing at 4-foot-5, Slover died of cardiopulmonary arrest November 15th.
Born Karl Kosiczky in Prakovce, Slovakia, then called Kingdom of Hungary, Slover was best known for playing the lead trumpeter in the Munchkins’ band, but had four roles in all in the film, including playing a townsman and soldier.
After finishing work on “The Wizard of Oz,” he appeared in the “Original World Famous Singers Midget Show” all across the country.
Other films Slover appeared in include “The Terror of Tiny Town,” “Block-Heads,” “RECOiL,” “Bringing Up Baby” and “They Gave Him a Gun.”
He was a lifelong bachelor.