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 Herbert Lincoln Clarke

Herbert Lincoln Clarke

Birth
Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 30 Jan 1945 (aged 77)
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Plot Range 72, Site 165-N
Memorial ID 2416 · View Source
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Musician. Born in Woburn, Massachusettes, he was a cornet player, bandmaster and composer, best known for being a soloist in John Philip Sousa's Band. In 1893, he joined Sousa's Band, playing off and on for various venues with the group until 1905. He became band leader of the American Band in 1902 and his own band Clarke's Band of Providence in 1903, which recorded for the Victor Talking Machine Company. Clarke composed over 50 solos for cornet to include "Bride of the Waves" (1904), "Caprice Brilliante" (1908), "Southern Cross" (1911), "Sounds from the Hudson" (1914) and "Stars in a Velvety Sky" (1919). He also served as president of the American Bandmasters Association from 1934 until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2416
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Lincoln Clarke (12 Sep 1867–30 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2416, citing Congressional Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .