Galveston Beach Band conductor, 95, to retire this month


August 4, 2019

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Fifty-seven years ago, Frank Incaprera picked up a baton and began leading the Galveston Beach Band.

The Galveston County Daily News reports since that day in 1962, there have been 11 U.S. presidents and 14 mayors of Galveston. Two people have played Han Solo, three Astros have been Cy Young Award winners and 12 men have walked on the moon.

But, in all that time, there has been only one conductor of the Galveston Beach Band.

That will remain true for another few weeks, as Incaprera, 95, is set to conduct his final concerts and settle into retirement.

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