Root, George F. (George Frederick), 1820-1895

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Dates:
Birth 1820-08-30
Death 1895-08-06
English

Biographical notes:

Composer, music educator and president of Root & Sons Music Co., Chicago, Ill. Acquaintance of Abby Hutchinson Patton a famous singer (Hutchinson Family Singers) and song writer of the nineteenth century. Also a campaigner for Abraham Lincoln and member of the Executive Committee of the American Equal Rights Association after the Civil War.

From the description of Letter, June 26, 1891. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 54354828

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Subjects:

  • Popular music
  • Popular music--Writing and publishing
  • Patriotic music
  • Music--Instruction and study
  • Cantatas, Sacred--Parts
  • Cantatas, Sacred--Chorus scores
  • Composers

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Places:

  • Illinois--Chicago (as recorded)
  • Chicago (Ill.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)