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John Phillip Sousa (1854 - 1932)

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John Phillip Sousa
Born in Washington, District of Columbia, USAmap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Nov 2015
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Biography

  • Known as "The March King" due to his composition of many military marches
  • Leader of the Marine Band in Washington, DC from 1880-1892
  • Leader of the US Navy Band during World War I
  • In 1987, the US Congress declared his "Stars & Stripes Forever" as the National March of the USA
  • Inducted to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970
  • Song sample: Stars and Stripes Forever

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