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John Philip Sousa
The Stars and Stripes Forever
Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever
The Golden Age of American Bands
From the late 1800's to the early 1900's, professional bands toured all over the United States, and many towns in this country had their own amateur bands.
1. Who is the father of the American concert band?
John Phillip Sousa
Patrick S. Gilmore
2.Who was the hero of every American band?
The cornet soloist
The drum major
3. Who conducted the first band to regularly broadcast on the radio?
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