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Star of Indiana founder Bill Cook passes away

Star of Indiana founder Bill Cook passes away

by Drum Corps International

Bill Cook
Bill Cook, Bloomington, Ind. businessman, philanthropist and founder of the Star of Indiana Drum & Bugle Corps, died late Friday afternoon at the age of 80. Cook, with a grant from his company Cook Group Incorporated, founded Star of Indiana in 1984. Under his leadership the corps quickly rose to competitive success, winning the Drum Corps International World Championship in 1991. After the 1993 DCI season, Star of Indiana morphed into the stage shows "Brass Theatre" and the Tony award-winning "Blast!" Drum Corps International extends its deepest sympathies to the Cook family and the extended Star of Indiana family as well. We will look back at the life of Bill Cook in the coming week on DCI.org.
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