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John Philip Sousa
The Stars and Stripes Forever
Sousa: The Stars and Stripes Forever
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."
1. Where was John Philip Sousa born?
New York City
2.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
3. John Philip Sousa has what nickname?
The Dancing Prince
The Trombone Master
The March King
The Waltz King
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