During World War I John Philip Sousa, already a hugely successful and famous composer and conductor, joined the U.S. Naval Reserves as the first commissioned officer in the history of naval music.
He set himself a monthly salary of $1. 

During World War I John Philip Sousa, already a hugely successful and famous composer and conductor, joined the U.S. Naval Reserves as the first commissioned officer in the history of naval music.

He set himself a monthly salary of $1. 

4 July 2012 ·

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