About 'The Stars and Stripes Forever'
||Sousa, John Philip (biography) (sheet music)|
|Born:||November 6, 1854
, Washington, D.C
|Died:||March 6, 1932
, Reading, Pennsylvania, United States
|The Artist:||John Philip Sousa was an American composer and conductor known primarily for American military marches. Among his best-known marches are "The Stars and Stripes Forever" (National March of the United States of America), "Semper Fidelis" (official march of the United States Marine Corps), "The Liberty Bell", "The Thunderer", and "The Washington Post".|