William F. Santelmann

(1902-1984)

Induction: February 3, 1990

Director of the U.S. Marine Band from 1940 to 1955.  Son of Hall of Famer William H. Santelmann.  Set new standards for the Marine Band and made many recordings.  Past President and Honorary Life Member of the American Bandmasters Association.  Served as Secretary-Treasurer of the American Bandmasters Associationfor many years.