Quotes by John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa was an American composer and conductor of the late Romantic era known primarily for American military marches. He is known as "The March King" or the "American March King", to distinguish him from his British counterpart Kenneth J.

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Anybody can write music of a sort. But touching the public heart is quite another thing.

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Jazz will endure just as long people hear it through their feet instead of their brains.

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Remember always that the composer's pen is still mightier than the bow of the violinist; in you lie all the possibilities of the creation of beauty.

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I have always believed that 98% of a student's progress is due to his own efforts, and 2% to his teacher.

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Any composer who is gloriously conscious that he is a composer must believe that he receives his inspiration from a source higher than himself.

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