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Sousa's Band

The Most Famous Band in History

Before The Rolling Stones.
Before The Beatles. 
Before Benny Goodman.

Before any of these, there was a band that remained the most popular musical act in the world for over 30 years. The first American musical organization to go on world tour. The first musical act to travel more than a million miles and perform for more than a million people. A band that whose members were the best in the world on their instruments. A band led by a world-famous composer and conductor.

Sousa Band, Johannesburg, 1911

The band was marketed under several names, but was known to people the world over as... Sousa's Band!

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Sousa Band Roster

A partial listing of musicians and soloists who performed and toured with Sousa's Band.
Reference: Kenneth Berger, The March King and His Band. New York, Exposition Press, 1957.