"Making the March King is chock full of fresh and previously unpublished details about John Philip Sousa's early years, his influences, his formative experiences, and his strategies for promoting his career and reputation. Recommended for anyone interested in music history and the full story of one of the giants of early American popular culture." --Thomas L. Riis, author of Frank Loesser
About the Author
Patrick Warfield is an associate professor of music at the University of Maryland and the editor of John Philip Sousa: Six Marches.