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musician

Benjamin Franklin Baker, musician.

Background

Baker, Benjamin Franklin was born on July 10, 1811 in Wenham, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John and Sally Baker.

Career

Taught voice, also active in choirs, Boston, 1831. Organizer, prin; editor Boston Music Journal, 1870’s. President Boston Mus.

Composer: (vocal quartet) Death of Osceola, 1846.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (textbooks) Theory of Harmony, 1847, Theoretical and Practical Harmony, 1870. Composer: (vocal quartet) Death of Osceola, 1846. (cantatas) Storm King, 1856, The Burning Ship, 1865.

Connections

Married Sabra Heywood, November 21, 1841.

father:
John Baker

mother:
Sally Baker

spouse:
Sabra Heywood