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Sousa Archives Opens 2015 with the Sights and Sounds of its Newly Restored Deagan 4728 Marimba-Xylophone

The Sousa Archives’ c. 1914 Deagan marimba-xylophone was restored in 2014 by Andres Bautista and Gilberto Serna (not pictured) of Century Mallet which is housed in the J. C. Deagan factory building located in Chicago.  While there is little information on the provenance of this instrument prior to its donation to the University of Illinois […]

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