W. Paris Chambers, composer
Paris Chambers’ most popular march was written for one of America’s leading
newspapers in 1892.
The Chicago Tribune was founded in 1847 and played a leading role
in the development of what was then known as the West.
W. Paris Chambers (1854-1913) was a magnificent cornet soloist who performed
throughout this country as well in Europe and Africa.
He is best known today as the composer of such great marches as
Boys of the Old Brigade, March Religioso, Northwind,
and the great Chicago Tribune.
March Music Notes