General

Did Sousa write "76 Trombones"?

Q: Did Sousa write "76 Trombones"?

Did Sousa write "Hail to the Chief"?

Q: Did Sousa write "Hail to the Chief" (played for the President of the United States)?

What is the John Philip Sousa Award for band students?

Q: What is the John Philip Sousa Award for band students?

Is "The Stars and Stripes Forever" the official march of the U.S.?

Q: Is "The Stars and Stripes Forever" the official march of the U.S.?

Did my relative really play in the Sousa Band?

Q: There are stories in my family about a relative that played with Sousa's Band. Why is my relative not listed in the band roster on your page?

Didn't PBS do a documentary about Sousa?

Q: Didn't PBS do a documentary on Sousa?

Where can I buy Sousa sheet music?

Q: Where can I buy band arrangements of lesser-known Sousa marches?

"Oh, the monkey wrapped its tail around the flagpole..."

Q: What's the name of that march that goes, "Oh, the monkey wrapped its tail around the flagpole..."?

So-U-S-A

Q: I heard a story that Sousa was really an immigrant named John Philipso but because his steamer trunk was labeled "John Philipso, U.S.A.", he changed his name to SOUSA. Is this true?