Albertus L. Meyers

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Conductor and cornet player (1890-1979).

Meyers is best-known for his work as the director of The Allentown Band from 1926-1976. He served as cornet soloist with John Philip Sousa and his band in 1925, as well as other conductors such as Allesandro Liberati, Arthur Pryor, and Patrick Conway (2). After working with Sousa, Meyers returned to direct the Allentown Band. He had many honors conferred upon him and was guest conductor for the U.S. Marine Band, U.S. Navy Band, The Goldman Band, The Armco Band (of Middletown, OH), The Philco Band, and many others. In 1974, the Eighth Street Bridge in Allentown was formally renamed the Albertus L. Meyers Bridge.
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1401-LS Music By Sousa — Albertus L. Meyers Albertus Meyers* Conducting The Allentown Band Albertus Meyers* Conducting The Allentown Band - Music By Sousa (Album) WFB Productions 1401-LS US 1958 Sell This Version
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LS-1404 Sousa - Fillmore Marches — Albertus L. Meyers Sousa* - Fillmore*, Allentown Band*, Meyers* Sousa* - Fillmore*, Allentown Band*, Meyers* - Sousa - Fillmore Marches (Album) WFB Productions LS-1404 US 1959 Sell This Version