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 Fred “Indiana March King” Jewell

Fred “Indiana March King” Jewell

Birth
Worthington, Greene County, Indiana, USA
Death 11 Feb 1936 (aged 60)
Worthington, Greene County, Indiana, USA
Burial Worthington, Greene County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 8900 · View Source
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Band leader and composer. Pinnacle of success was as leader of the Barnum and Bailey Circus Band 1908-1911. Also led other circus bands and community and Shrine bands. Jewell published in Oskaloosa, Iowa and later (1920) from Worthington, IN where he was born and died. He wrote nearly 200 works for band, mostly marches. His most famous include "E Pluribus Unum," "Quality-plus," "The Old Circus Band," "Supreme Triumph" and "Radio Waves." All are still active marches in better grade community and military bands.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8900
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fred “Indiana March King” Jewell (28 May 1875–11 Feb 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8900, citing Worthington Cemetery, Worthington, Greene County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .