Definition of Sousa, John Philip in US English:

Sousa, John Philip

proper noun

  • (1854–1932), US composer and conductor; known as the March King. His works include more than a hundred marches, for example The Stars and Stripes Forever, King Cotton, and Hands Across the Sea. The sousaphone, invented in 1898, was named in his honor.


Sousa, John Philip