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Richard Cogdal Describes A. Austin Harding and his University Band’s Experiences between 1935 and 1940

The staff of the Sousa Archives had the honor of visiting with Richard Cogdal on Wednesday, April 29th. Dick shared stories about his time playing bass drum, cymbals, and timpani in the University of Illinois’ Concert Band, under the leadership of A. Austin Harding between 1935 and 1940.  Dick received a full band scholarship to […]

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