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John Philip Sousa
photographed c. 1900


 (so͞o′zə, -sə), John Philip Known as "the March King." 1854-1932.
American bandmaster and composer who wrote comic operas and marches such as Stars and Stripes Forever (1897).


(Biography) John Philip. 1854–1932, US bandmaster and composer of military marches, such as The Stars and Stripes Forever (1897) and The Liberty Bell (1893)


(ˈsu zə, -sə)

John Philip, 1854–1932, U.S. band conductor and composer.
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