Patrick S. Gilmore 1829-1892

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Patrick S. Gilmore 1829-1892
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  1. 1859
    • Already had several band master positions
    • Organized Gilmore's Band - one of the finest bands in the world
  2. 1860
    Organized many civil war bands (for the Union)
  3. 1869
    • Organized National Peace Jubilee
    • 1,000 member orchestra
    • 10,000 member choir
  4. 1871
    • Organized World Peace Jubilee
    • 2,000 member orchestra
    • 20,000 member Choir
  5. 1873
    • Became the Commander of 22nd Regimental Band of NY
    • Band tours in America and Europe
  6. 1868
    • Composed "When Johnny Comes Marching Home"
    • Reintroduced woodwinds as a balance to the brass

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