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    John Philip Sousa Signed Letter (1916). Writer of some of the most well-known American patriotic music and military marches of all time, including "Stars and Stripes Forever," John Philip Sousa was also known as a great bandleader and composer in other styles as well, including a waltz, "Moonlight on the Potomac," a gallop, "The Cuckoo" (both in 1869); the oratorio "Messiah of the Nations" (1914); and scores for Broadway musicals "The Smugglers" (1879), "Desiree" (1884), "American Maid" (1913), and others. Featured is a typed letter, dated September 23, 1916, signed by Sousa. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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