John Philip Sousa
The 'march king' John Philip Sousa was born in Washington DC on 6 November 1854. With his own band he toured the world during the early years of the 20th century. He wrote at least 100 marches, and several operettas. He died on 6 March 1932.
A selection of M&V articles about John Philip Sousa
A Golden Treasury - Havergal Brian on European and American music, read by Patric Standford