Benjamin Carr

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Birthday
12, 1768
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 24, 1831 (62)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
12, 1768
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 24, 1831 (62)

About

Composer, singer, and teacher who was one of the founding members of The Musical Fund Society.

Before Fame

He was born in London and worked with stage companies in Philadelphia and New York from 1793 to 1797.

Trivia

He was also a writer of pedagogical pieces including 1811's Lessons and Exercises in Vocal Music.

Family Life

He was born into an English family, but moved to the United States when he was young.

Associated With

Another English emigrant who moved to the United States like him was author Taylor Caldwell.