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John Philip Sousa:

About John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa -- the most American of composers -- was the son of immigrants to the United States. Because of his love for bands and band music, John Philip Sousa wrote many wonderful marches. As a result, he is known as the "March King."

Music heard in this episode:

Sousa: The Thunderer
Sousa: Semper Fidelis
Sousa: El Capitan
Sousa: Washington Post
Sousa: Liberty Bell
Sousa: Hands Across The Sea
Sousa: Liberty Bell (Reprise)
Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever

Learn more about John Philip Sousa

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This Week's Quiz

Where was John Philip Sousa born?

 New York City

 Washington DC

 Boston

 Atlanta

 Philadelphia

What band did Sousa join at the age of 13?

 The New York Philharmonic

 His high school marching band

 The Marine Band

 The Navy Band

 A circus band

John Philip Sousa has what nickname?

 The Dancing Prince

 Americas Conductor

 The Trombone Master

 The March King

 The Waltz King

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

John Philip Sousa:

About John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa -- the most American of composers -- was the son of immigrants to the United States. Because of his love for bands and band music, John Philip Sousa wrote many wonderful marches. As a result, he is known as the "March King."

Music heard in this episode:

Sousa: The Thunderer
Sousa: Semper Fidelis
Sousa: El Capitan
Sousa: Washington Post
Sousa: Liberty Bell
Sousa: Hands Across The Sea
Sousa: Liberty Bell (Reprise)
Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever

Learn more about John Philip Sousa

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Where was John Philip Sousa born?

 New York City

 Washington DC

 Boston

 Atlanta

 Philadelphia

What band did Sousa join at the age of 13?

 The New York Philharmonic

 His high school marching band

 The Marine Band

 The Navy Band

 A circus band

John Philip Sousa has what nickname?

 The Dancing Prince

 Americas Conductor

 The Trombone Master

 The March King

 The Waltz King

 

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