John Philip Sousa

1854 - 1932

John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa (; November 6, 1854 – March 6, 1932) was an American composer and conductor of the late Romantic era known primarily for American military marches. He is known as "The March King" or the "American March King", to distinguish him from his British counterpart Kenneth J. Alford who is also known as "The March King". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Philip Sousa has received more than 1,293,270 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 27th most popular conductor.

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Among conductors, John Philip Sousa ranks 27 out of 80Before him are Eugen Jochum, Charles Dutoit, John Eliot Gardiner, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Hans Knappertsbusch, and Franz Danzi. After him are Simon Rattle, Serge Koussevitzky, George Szell, Leopold Stokowski, Colin Davis, and José Antonio Abreu.

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Among people born in 1854, John Philip Sousa ranks 28Before him are Alfredo Catalani, Otto Sverdrup, Salomon August Andrée, Alphonse Allais, Léo Taxil, and Georg Kerschensteiner. After him are Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, Charles Webster Leadbeater, Hubert Lyautey, Yan Fu, Thomas R. Marshall, and Aletta Jacobs. Among people deceased in 1932, John Philip Sousa ranks 36Before him are Jules Chéret, Alexander Grin, Georg Kerschensteiner, Ramon Casas, Kang Pan-sok, and Ovide Decroly. After him are Ahmed Shawqi, Rudolf Bauer, King C. Gillette, Louis Anquetin, Kenneth Grahame, and Johannes Schober.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Philip Sousa ranks 1,939 out of 12,171Before him are Archie Shepp (1937), Michael Biehn (1956), Wayne Shorter (1933), Sterling Hayden (1916), J. C. R. Licklider (1915), and Katy Perry (1984). After him are Angela Bassett (1958), Mickey Cohen (1913), W. E. B. Du Bois (1868), George Strait (1952), Alan Menken (1949), and Olympia Dukakis (1931).

Among CONDUCTORS In United States

Among conductors born in United States, John Philip Sousa ranks 1After him are James Levine (1943), Herbert Blomstedt (1927), and Charles Mackerras (1925).