George G. Bruce

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George G. Bruce was an American drum major during the Civil War, best known for co-writing The Drummer's and Fifer's Guide with Daniel Decatur Emmett.[1] The Guide was published in 1862, and remains well known as a source for music for the fife and drum. Bruce was a player of the drums, banjo, violin and mandolin.[2]

His work influenced Sanford A. Moeller of the Moeller Method of drumming.

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  1. ^ Snell and Kelley, pg. 30
  2. ^ Music for Fife and Field Drums

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