William L. Baptiste

1956 - 1957

Bandmaster William Baptiste was appointed to the position by Mayor Neil Blaisdell despite major opposition by board supervisors. The music community was divided in their opinions about Baptiste and eventually he was not reappointed when his term ran out.

ROYAL HAWAIIAN BAND, CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU

2805 MONSARRAT AVENUE, HONOLULU, HI 96815  •  TELEPHONE: (808) 768-6677  FAX: (808) 768-6670

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