John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa

American composer and conductor

Lived from: 1854-1932

Category: Music

Quotes: John Philip Sousa

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    Sincere composers believe in God.
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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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    Anybody can write music of a sort. But touching the public heart is quite another thing.
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    I can almost always write music; at any hour of the twenty-four, if I put pencil to paper, music comes.
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    Jazz will endure just as long people hear it through their feet instead of their brains.
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