Author: Will H. Ruebush
William Howe Ruebush (Will H. Ruebush)
Born: June 4, 1873, Singers Glen, Virginia.
Died: October 6, 1956, Elkton, Virginia.
A vocal music teacher early in his career, Ruebush directed an army band in France in World War I. After the war, he led many civilian orchestras and bands, and taught at several schools, including the Shenandoah Conservatory of Music in Dayton, Virginia. He composed many marches, including The Stonewall Brigade March, Shenandoah, and the Alma Mater Song for Tulane University. Ruebush spent most of his life in Dayton, Virginia, where he became president of the Ruebush-Kieffer Pub… Go to person page >