JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
John Philip Sousa
Autograph Musical Quote - 1923
Depicting one of America's most famous marches, The Stars & Stripes Forever, John Philip Sousa sketches out four bars of the tune, signs and dates it 1923. On small 2.5" x 4" card in fine condition.
John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) was an American composer and conductor of the late Romantic era, known particularly for American military and patriotic marches. Because of his mastery of march composition, he is known as "The March King." Among his best known marches are "The Washington Post", "Semper Fidelis" (Official March of the United States Marine Corps), and "The Stars and Stripes Forever" (National March of the United States of America).