Definition of Sousa, John Philip in English:

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Sousa, John Philip

Pronunciation: /ˈso͞ozə/
(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.

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Syllabification: Sou·sa, John Philip

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