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Title Honored Dead Funeral March
Composer Sousa, John Philip Marshall’s
Civic Band
Topeka, KS
Est’d 1884
Number M-5003/B
Type CB
Date 1886
Key Db
Arranger None John B. Marshall Length 0.00
Publisher Stopper & Fisk Vocal No
Association   Grade/Difficulty ?/?
Last Performed Unknown
Manuscript No
Style March, Funeral Location Marshall's Band Library
Cataloger Perry Hartman
Date Cataloged 08/02/1993
Notes
Glued to a heavy paper backing; apparently used for marching band. 
 
Composed in 1876. "The date of this march, as inscribed on the manuscript of a 
piano arrangement by C.H. Hattersley, is 1876. This manuscript is now at the 
U.S. Marine Corps Museum. The occasion for the march's composition is not known. 
When President U.S. Grant died in 1885, Sousa arranged the piece for band, 
apparently at the publisher's request. It has rarely been performed but was 
fittingly used by the U.S. Marine Band in Sousa's funeral procession." 
 
The Works of John Philip Sousa 
pg. 62 
Paul E. Bierley 
Integrity Press 
1984 
      
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