Dear Old Duke

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The Duke University Alma Mater, also known as Dear Old Duke, is the official alma mater of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

History[edit]

The Duke alma mater was written by R. H. James, Class of '24.[1] The alma mater is played every Friday on the Carillon at Duke Chapel,[2] during official events of the university such as convocation and commencement, and at the end of nearly all sporting events where a band is present.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sheet Music for Dear Old Duke at Duke Libraries
  2. ^ The Chapel Carillon, William E. King, from the Duke University Archives