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George Frederick Root (1820–1895)

Root, George Frederick. An American musician and song-writer (1820–1895). Among the most popular of his songs are: ‘Rosalie, the Prairie Flower’ (1855); ‘Shouting the Battle Cry of Freedom’ (1861); ‘Just Before the Battle, Mother’ (1863); ‘Tramp, Tramp, Tramp, the Boys are Marching’ (1864); and the well-known quartet, ‘There’s Music in the Air.’ His cantatas include ‘The Flower Queen’ (1852) and ‘The Haymakers’ (1857).