John Philip Sousa Net Worth

John Philip Sousa net worth and salary: John Philip Sousa is a Composer who has a net worth of $8 Million. John Philip Sousa was born in in November 6, 1854. Known as the American March King, he is remembered for "The Stars and Stripes Forever." His song "Semper Fidelis" became the United States Marine Corps' official march.
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💰 Net worth: $8 Million (Updated at 15 March 2019)

About

Known as the American March King, he is remembered for "The Stars and Stripes Forever." His song "Semper Fidelis" became the United States Marine Corps' official march.

Before Fame

He was leader of The President's Own band for five presidents, beginning with Rutherford B. Hayes and ending with Benjamin Harrison.

Trivia

He traveled Europe and Australia after serving as Marine Band director for 12 years. He perfected the brass instrument the sousaphone while abroad.

Family Life

His father enrolled him into the United States Marine Band as an apprentice, where he received his formal training. He married Jane van Middlesworth Bellis on December 30, 1879, and they had three children together.

Associated With

His 1893 composition "The Liberty Bell" was used as the credits theme for the classic "Monty Python's Flying Circus" TV show, which featured John Cleese.