George Frederick Root  (1820-1895)
Last updated: 11.04.22
All that can presently (May 2013) be gleaned about by internet searching is that George Frederick Root is the one-off composer of Oh, Drink at the Fountain (1883) published by John Church Jr. Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
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     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Just Before the Battle, Mother George Frederick Root (words & music)
Will Oakland (perf.)
 
url15.gif Ring the Bell, Watchman George Frederick Root (words & music)
Christy Minstrels (perf.)
 
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Battle Cry of Freedom (?), The G.F. Root (music) Piano, Voice SheetMusic Point
pdf15.gif Brother, Tell Me of the Battle (?) G.F. Root (music) Piano, Voice SheetMusic Point
pdf15.gif Hazel Dell (?), The G.F. Root (words & music) Piano, Voice SheetMusic Point
pdf15.gif Independent Farmer (?), The G.F. Root (music)
W.W. Fosdick (words)
Piano, Voice SheetMusic Point
pdf15.gif Just Before the Battle, Mother (1863) G.F. Root (words & music) Piano, Voice SheetMusic Point wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Rosalie the Prairie Flower G.F. Root (music)
Geo Christy (perf.)
Wood's Minstrels (perf.)
Piano Greer wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Shining Shore (?), The G.F. Root (words & music) Piano, Voice SheetMusic Point
pdf15.gif Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (?) G.F. Root (words & music) Piano, Voice SheetMusic Point
pdf15.gif Vacant Chair (?), The G.F. Root (words & music) Piano, Voice SheetMusic Point
pdf15.gif When He Cometh (?) G.F. Root (music)
William O. Cushing (words)
Piano, Voice SheetMusic Point
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 15 works by George Frederick Root (1820-1895). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Rosalie the Prairie Flower 1856 Geo Christy (perf.)
Wood's Minstrels (perf.)
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Just Before the Battle, Mother (w&m) 1863 Will Oakland (perf.)  wvicon.gif
Glory! Glory! or, the Little Octoroon 1866  wvicon.gif
Ring the Bell, Watchman (w&m) 1872 Christy Minstrels (perf.)
Oh, Drink at the Fountain 1883 hamiltorj1 (words)  wvicon.gif
Oh Are Ye Sleeping Maggie 1895
Old Glory Forever 1918 Howard N. Fuller (words)
Battle Cry of Freedom, The ?
Brother, Tell Me of the Battle ?
Hazel Dell, The (w&m) ?
Independent Farmer, The ? W.W. Fosdick (words)
Shining Shore, The (w&m) ?
Tramp! Tramp! Tramp! (w&m) ?
Vacant Chair, The (w&m) ?
When He Cometh ? William O. Cushing (words)