Smith, Walter, 1859-1937
Walter Smith (1859-1937) grew up in Schoolcraft, Michigan. He played coronet in the United States Marine Band and the Sousa Band.
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Scope and Contents The piano recital took place in the evening on Tuesday, October 27, 1885, in Schoolcraft, MI. It featured performances by Miss M.F. Higbee, who was born in 1863 and would’ve been about 22 years old at the time of the recital; Mrs. J.H. Sanborn, the wife of John H. Sanborn, who lived at 716 Kalamazoo Ave. in 1885; and Walter Smith, of Schoolcraft, who played in the United States Marine Band under John Phillip Sousa. Smith was eventually named the Marine Band’s second leader, then acting...
Dates: October 27, 1885