Guy E. Holmes

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Guy E. Holmes (February 14, 1873 – February 10, 1945) was an American musician and composer. He was born in Baraboo, Wisconsin, and contributed much to the circus band repertoire. He spent 20 years on the faculty of VanderCook College of Music, and wrote over 200 marches and overtures, among other works.

He was featured on Volume 46 of the Heritage of the March recording series, and the Circus World Museum has a substantial collection of his work.


  • Rehrig, William H. (1991). "Holmes, Guy E.". In Bierley, Paul E. The Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. 1. p. 347. 
  • Denslow, William R. (1957). 10,000 Famous Freemasons. Kessinger Publishing. p. 246. Retrieved 2013-02-26.