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Sousa, John Philip
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,688 USD
JUMP TO LOT
418
Sousa, John Philip
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 4,688 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Sousa, John Philip
Autograph musical quotation signed twice ("John Philip Sousa" and again with initials), of three bars from "The Stars and Stripes Forever" ("Hurrah for the flag ..."), with a list of all the marches he can remember: " ... I have never counted my marches but roughly guessing there must be at least one hundred ... ," 1 page (9 1/2 x 6 in.; 241 x 152 mm) on letterhead of the Saint Paul Hotel, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 1917. Red cloth drop-box, blue-leather spine label.
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Catalogue Note

Sousa composed 136 marches.

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