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JOHN PHILIP SOUSA


JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
 
Sousa in 1900; photo by Elmer Chickering


SUMMARY
 
Description: Composer, Marching songs, USA
Known For: "The Liberty Bell" (1893) Credits theme for Monty Python. Known as "The March King."
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.dws.org/sousa/
 
Date Born: 6th October 1854
Location Born: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
 
Date Died: 6th March 1932
Location Died: Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Memorial: He is buried in Congressional Cemetery in Southeast Washington.
 
Summary: Sousa was born in Washington, D.C., to John António de Sousa and Maria Elisabeth Trinkhaus. His parents were of Portuguese, Spanish and Bavarian (German) descent; his grandparents were Portuguese refugees.
 
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