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Root, George Frederick

also:

 Wurzel  pseudonym

composer, music educator


born: 30 Aug 1820 Sheffield, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 06 Aug 1895 Bailey's Island, Maine / state, USA Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 69 items with information about George Frederick Root:


 1993

Crawford, Richard
The American musical landscape
Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1993

Number of People : 4


 1992

Borroff, Edith
Clark, J. Bunker
American opera : a checklist
By Edith Borroff
Edited by J. Bunker Clark
Detroit: Harmonie Park Press, 1992, 334 p.

Number of People : 2,319


 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1987

Ewen, David
American songwriters. An H.W. Wilson biographical dictionary
New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1987

Number of People : 135


 1986

Sablosky, Irving
What they heard : music in America, 1852-1881: From the pages of Dwight's Journal of Music
Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1986

Number of People : 109


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

The hymnodists

The above item is part of :
Rogal, Samuel J.
Guide to hymn tunes of American methodism
Compiled by Samuel J. Rogal
New York: Greenwood Press, 1986
      (Series: Music Reference Collection; 7)

Number of People : 668


 1985

Winquist, Sven G.
Musik i svenska ljudfilmer 1950-1959
Materialet sammanstallt av Sven G. Winquist
Stockholm: Svensk Musik, 1985, 194 p.

Number of People : 1,002


 1984

Hoogerwerf, Frank William
Confederate sheet-music imprints
Brooklyn, NY: Institute for Studies of American Music, c1984, 158 p.
      (Series: I.S.A.M. Monographs; 21)

Number of People : 76


 1981

Gleason, Harold
Early American music : music in America from 1620 to 1920
Bloomington, Indiana: Frangipani Press, 1981
      (Series: Music Literature Outlines: Series III)

Number of People : 129


 1981

Composers, arrangers, authors, and adaptors of popular stage music works

p. 245 In:
Root, Deane L.
American popular stage music 1860-1880
Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Research, 1981

Number of People : 223


 1981

Prominent New York theatre conductors, 1860-1880

p. 45 In:
Root, Deane L.
American popular stage music 1860-1880
Ann Arbor, Michigan: UMI Research, 1981

Number of People : 45


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

[notes to accompany recordings]

The above item is part of :
Noriega, Alfred
Buchak, Michael
Dethlefson, Ronald
Edison Blue Amberol recordings 1912-1914. American popular series. "Live" recordings and selected recordings 1915-1928
By Ronald Dethlefson
Graphic art by Michael Buchak
Photography by Alfred Noriega
Brooklyn, NY: APM Press, 1980

Number of People : 102


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1978

Before Tin Pan Alley

p. 15 In:
Ager, Milton
Craig, Warren
Sweet and lowdown : America's popular song writers
By Warren Craig
With a foreword by Milton Ager
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1978

Number of People : 8


 1978

Sallee, James
A history of evangelistic hymnody
Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1978

Number of People : 24


 1977

Stieger, Franz
Opernlexikon
Teil II: Komponisten
Tutzing: Hans Schneider, 1977

Number of People : 9,633


 1976

Composers

p. 273 In:
Higginson, J. Vincent
Handbook for American catholic hymnals
Springfield, Ohio: Hymn Society of America, 1976

Number of People : 300


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1972

Ewen, David
Great men of American popular song
Revised and enlarged edition
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1972

Number of People : 45


 1971

Cornwall, J. Spencer
Stories of our Mormon hymns
Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1971, 304 p.

Number of People : 265


 1970

Ewen, David
Great men of American popular song
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1970

Number of People : 42


 1969

Epstein, Dena J.
Music publishing in Chicago before 1871
The firm of Root & Cady, 1858-71
By Dena J. Epstein
Detroit: Information Coordinators, 1969
      (Series: Detroit Studies in Music Bibliography; 14)

Number of People : 118


 1968

Edwards, Arthur C.
Music in the United States
Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers, [1968], 179 p.

Number of People : 65


 1962

Ewen, David
Popular American composers : From revolutionary times to the present.
A biographical and critical guide
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson, 1962

Number of People : 131


 1962

Wunderlich, Charles Edward
A history and bibliography of early American musical periodicals, 1782-1852
By Charles Edward Wunderlich
1962, 783 p.
       Note: A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the University of Michigan

Number of People : 1,087


 1954

Pena, Joaquin
Angles, Higinio
Querol Gavalda, Miguel
Diccionario de la musica labor
Iniciado por Joaquin Pena
Continuado por Higinio Angles
Con la colaboracion de Miguel Querol y otros distinguidos musicologos espanoles y extranjeros
Barcelona: Editorial Labor, 1954, 2V, 2318P.

Number of People : 7,942


 1954

Lyons, James
Howard, John Tasker
Our American music : three hundred years of it
Third edition, revised and reset.
With supplementary chapters by James Lyons
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954, 841 p.

Number of People : 649

More Details : (1 Section)


 1944

Famous old-time ballads and songs which should never die

p. 366 In:
Marks, Edward B.
They all had glamour : From the Swedish nightingale to the naked lady
New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1944

Number of People : 86


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1937

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti
Milan: Sonzogno, 1937, 2V p.

Number of People : 11,317


 1936

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


 1930

[no title]

The above item is part of :
Schulz, Walter
Reichssanger : Schlussel zum deutscher Reichsliederbuch
Gotha: P. Ott, 1930, 246 p.

Number of People : 94


 1925

Metcalf, Frank Johnson
American writers and compilers of sacred music
New York: Russell & Russell, 1925, 373 p.

Number of People : 89


 1920

Boyd, Charles N.
Pratt, Waldo Selden
Grove's dictionary of music and musicians. American supplement ...
Edited by Waldo S. Pratt. Associate editor: Charles N. Boyd.
New York: 1920

Number of People : 1,335


 1919

Remy, Alfred
Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Third edition
Revised and enlarged by Alfred Remy, M.A.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1919, 1094 p.

Number of People : 7,067


 1915

Elson, Louis Charles
The history of American music
Revised edition
By Louis C. Elson
New York: MacMillan Company, 1915, 387 p.

Number of People : 107


 1914

Hall, Jacob Henry
Biography of gospel song and hymn writers
New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1914, 419 p.

Number of People : 79


 1911

Baltzell, Winton J.
Baltzell's dictionary of musicians ...
Boston, MA: 1911

Number of People : 748


 1909

Herringshaw, Thomas W.
Herringshaw's national library of American biography, etc ...
Chicago: 1909-14, 5 vols.

Number of People : 683


 1907

Appendix : Part II

p. 1549 In:
Julian, John
A dictionary of hymnology : setting forth the origin and history of Christian hymns of all ages and nations
Revised edition, with new supplement
Edited by John Julian, D.D., Vicar of Topcliffe, Yorkshire; ...
London: John Murray, 1907

Number of People : 523


 1905

Selby, Paul
Cunningham, Joseph O.
Bateman, Newton
Historical encyclopedia of Illinois ...
Edited by Newton Bateman [and] Paul Selby and history of Champaign county edited by Joseph O. Cunningham.
Chicago: 1905, 2 vols.

Number of People : 3


 1904

Smith, Benjamin E.
The century cyclopedia of names a pronouncing and etymological dictionary of names in geography, biography ...
Edited by Benjamin E. Smith.
New York: 1904

Number of People : 45


 1901

The biographical encyclopedia of the United States ...
Chicago: 1901

Number of People : 16


 1900

Baker, Theodore
Biographical dictionary of musicians
Compiled and edited by Theodore Baker, Ph.D.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1900, 653 p.

Number of People : 5,682

More Details : (1 Section)


 1898

The national cyclopaedia of American biography being the history of the United States ...
New York: 1898, 92-1947, 34 vols. Note
       Note: Vol. 1-13. 1898, 93-1909 only

Number of People : 248


 1897

Memorial and biographical record
An illustrated compendium of biography ... of South Dakota, etc ...
Chicago: 1897. Note
      Another ed.:
Chicago 1898

Number of People : 6


 1896

Lustner, Karl
Totenliste des Jahres 1895 die Musik betreffend
Monatshefte fur Musikgeschichte, 1896, p. 80

Number of People : 261


 1895

Mathews, William Smith Babcock
Geo. F. Root, Mus. Doc.
Music: A Monthly Magazine, 8, 1895, p. 502-09

Number of People : 1


 1893

Dr. George F. Root
Musical Messenger, 3/7, 1893, p. 8-9

Number of People : 1


 1892

The story of a musical life
American Art Journal, 58, 1892, p. 450-53

Number of People : 1


 1891

Love, James
Scottish church music : its composers and sources
Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1891

Number of People : 387

More Details : (1 Section)


 1891

[no title]
Musical Herald 1891

Number of People : 26


 1891

Root, George Frederick
The story of a musical life
Cincinnati: John Church, 1891, 256 p.

Number of People : 1


 1891

Frederic W. Root
Brainard's Musical World, 28, 1891, p. 58

Number of People : 1


 1891

Root, George Frederick
The story of a musical life. An autobiography.
Cincinnati, Church 1891
New York: AMS Press 1973. IX, 256 S.

Number of People : 1


 1889

Mathews, William Smith Babcock (editor)
A hundred years of music in America.
An account of musical effort in America ...
Chicago: 1889

Number of People : 470


 1888

Fiske, John
Wilson, James Grant
Appletons' cyclopaedia of American biography ...
Edited by James Grant Wilson and John a Fiske.
New York: 1888, 87, 6 vols.

Number of People : 207


 1887

Baptie, David
A handbook of musical biography ...
2nd ed.
London: 1887

Number of People : 1,274


 1886

Jones, F.O.
A handbook of American music and musicians
Containing biographies of American musicians. And histories of the principal musical institutions, firms and societies.
Canaseraga, NY: 1886, 182 p.

Number of People : 309


 1886

Brown, James Duff
Biographical dictionary of musicians.
With a bibliography of English writings on music
Paisley, Scotland: A. Gardner, 1886, 637 p.

Number of People : 4,300


 1884

Butterworth, Hezekiah
The great composers
Boston: D. Lothrop, 1884, 179 p.
      (Series: Little Biographies - Second Series)

Number of People : 19


 1883

Baptie, David
A handbook of musical biography
London: W. Morley, 1883, 256 p.

Number of People : 3,177


 1879

Birdseye, George W.
America's song composers, II : George F. Root
Potter's American Monthly, 12, 1879, p. 145-48

Number of People : 1


 1879

Biographies of American Musicians
Number Twenty
Dr. G.F. Root
Brainard's Musical World, 16, 1879, p. 82-83

Number of People : 1


 1875

The biographical encyclopaedia of Illinois of the nineteenth century ...
Philadelphia, PA: 1875

Number of People : 1


 1870

Drake, Francis S.
Dictionary of American biography including man of the time ... and a supplement ...
Boston: 1870

Number of People : 64


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