Benjamin Carr

1768 - 1831

Born in England, Benjamin Carr emigrated to Philadelphia in 1793 and opened a notable music shop. Not only did Carr find success as a publisher, but he was also a notable tenor, organist, and composer. He published 71 songs throughout his lifetime and played an important role in the development of early American musical life.

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