Posted by delurked on April 24, 2002 at 17:43:14:
In Reply to: J.P. Sousa posted by Drew on April 24, 2002 at 17:26:21:
from dws.org's sousa page:
"1854: Born Washington, DC, Nov. 6. John Philip was 3rd of 10 children of John Antonio Sousa (born in Spain of Portuguese parents)and Maria Elisabeth Trinkhaus (born in Bavaria). John Philip's father,Antonio, played trombone in the U.S. Marine band. He grew up around military band music."