Music by Benjamin Franklin Baker

Born: 10th July 1811

Died: 11th March 1889

Birthplace: Wenham, MA, USA

American teacher, singer, and composer. He sang, directed choirs, and taught music in Salem, Massachusetts, and in 1833 toured the country with a concert company. He then settled in Bangor, Maine, as a businessman, but moved to Boston in 1837 to study music with John Paddon. He was director of music at W.E. Channing’s church