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Alumnus William P. Foster Succumbs at 91

Teachers College mourns the passing of distinguished alumnus William P. Foster, who founded and directed the revolutionary Florida A&M Marching 100 band and created a style "infused black popular culture." Foster received a doctorate of education degree from TC in 1955.

Teachers College mourns the passing of distinguished alumnus William P. Foster, who founded and directed the revolutionary Florida A&M Marching 100 band and created a style that "infused black popular culture" in marching band performance. Foster received a doctorate of education degree from TC in 1955.
 
Link to the New York Times Obituary, William P. Foster, Pioneer of Florida A&M’s Marching 100, Dies at 91.

Published Thursday, Sep. 2, 2010