Griffin, Cleo S.

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William Lorenzo Carter, born 1813 in Vermont, was a blind minstrel and Mormon convert, and composed the music for the folk ballad, Fair Charlotte (The original poem, called "Young Charlotte" was written by Seba Smith, 1792-1868, a Maine humorist and journalist). Fair Charlotte is known in at least nineteen versions, throughout much of the northern U.S. and parts of Canada.

From the description of William Lorenzo Carter : son of John Sims Carter and Elizabeth Kenyon : brother of Harriet Amelia Carter Dunn. [1997?] (Utah State University). WorldCat record id: 51302176

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creatorOf Griffin, Cleo S. William Lorenzo Carter : son of John Sims Carter and Elizabeth Kenyon : brother of Harriet Amelia Carter Dunn. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
creatorOf Griffin, Cleo S. History of John Moxey Bee. Utah State University, Merrill-Cazier Library
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associatedWith Barry, Phillips, 1880-1937. person
associatedWith Black, Susan Easton. person
associatedWith Carter, William Lorenzo, b. 1813. person
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Ballads, English--History
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