Frank Hoyt Losey (b. March 18, 1870 Rochester; d. 3 May 1931 Erie, Pennsylvania) was a musician, composer, and arranger of band and orchestra music. He is credited with over 400 compositions and 2,500 arrangements including his most recognized composition, Gloria March.
Losey was born in Rochester, New York and raised in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania. While it has been commonly cited that he was born in 1872 or 1875, his presence as an infant in the 1870 Census shows these references to be incorrect, as well as his correct age of 61 on his death certificate. Frank studied music at an early age, ... (lire la suite)