George Frederick Root

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George Frederick Root was an American songwriter, who found particular fame during the American Civil War, with songs such as 'Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!' and 'The Battle Cry of Freedom'. He is regarded as the first American to compose a secular cantata.

Name George Frederick Root
Country United States
Birth date
Birth place Sheffield
Death date
Death place Bailey Island
Music time period Romantic
Instruments piano

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