JOHN PHILIP SOUSA Autograph Signature.
American composer and musician. Known as "the March King". Composer of 'The Liberty Bell', 'Stars and Stripes Forever', 'The Washington Post', etc.
Autograph presentation signature on card. Signed "John Philip Sousa 1903".
9 x 6 cms (3.75 x 2.5 inches). On white card. Very light mounting traces to verso. Fine.
From an album compiled by Florence Pearl Faithfull (known as
"Pearl"), later Lady Dilke. Pearl Faithfull was the daughter of
H.M Faithfull, solicitor of Sydney, New South Wales and the grand-daughter
of the Australian pioneer and politician William Pitt Faithfull. In 1915
she married Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke but following his insanity and
subsequent death in 1918 she returned to Australia.