According to the Internet source given below, Charles A. Zimmermann was an American composer of marches and popular music. He studied at Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore and he was appointed bandmaster at the United States Naval Academy in 1887 aged 26. He served as the Academy's bandmaster until his death from a brain hemorrhage and is buried at the Naval Academy cemetery.
His most famous march is Anchors Aweigh
with by Midshipman Alfred Hart Miles. The march was intended from the beginning to serve as a rousing tune for football games. The familiar strain is actually the trio (third movement) of the larger work. Zimmermann also composed numerous songs for the 1902 stage play The Wizard of Oz
||Charles A. Zimmermann
||Biography by wikipedia.org.