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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Sousa attends his 160th birthday celebration

An actor portraying John Phillips Sousa was costumed in the spitting image of great American composer and Marine Band leader. He is shown conferring about the 160th birthday program with a current Marine Band officer at Congressional Cemetry. He later gave a historical talk about the conductor and the band played several numbers.

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Date Taken: 11.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia, United States of America
Copyright: © Bob Kovach