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The custom of having this march played whenever the President enters the room began with James Polk at the request of his wife. Before that was played at Van Buren's inauguration ceremony. Even earlier it was played to honor George Washington at a ceremony in 1815. The song first appeared around 1812.

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It is played for the US President.

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You may be refering to the fanfare "Hail to the Chief". It seems it is not used as often as it once was. It is a brief martial tune. Traditionally it is immediately preceded by 4 "ruffles and flourishes", a brief brass and percussion intro something along the lines of tum da-da-daaa da-da-daaa (played 4 times for the president). Hail to the Chief is in the public domain. The link allows you to hear both "Ruffles and Flourishes" and "Hail to the Chief".

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