Benjamin Franklin Baker
life and work
Baker directed choirs and taught music in Salem, Massachusetts . After a concert tour, he settled in Bangor (Maine) as a businessman. In 1837 he moved to Boston, where he was from 1841 as the successor to Lowell Mason music teacher in the public schools. In 1851 he founded his own music school, where he led the vocal classes.
- William E. Boswell: Baker, Benjamin Franklin (1811-1889), teacher, singer, composer. In: Grove Music Online (English; subscription required).
- Sheet music and audio files by Benjamin Franklin Baker in the International Music Score Library Project
- Barbara Ruth Peltzman: Baker, Benjamin Franklin . In: John F. Ohles (Ed.): Biographical Dictionary of American Educators . tape 1 . Greenwood Press, Westport (Connecticut) 1978, ISBN 0-8371-9894-1 , pp. 73 ( google.de [accessed on February 11, 2019]).
|SURNAME||Baker, Benjamin Franklin|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Baker, BF|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American composer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||July 10, 1811|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Wenham , Massachusetts|
|DATE OF DEATH||March 11, 1889|
|Place of death||Boston , Massachusetts|