Root, Frederick W(oodman)
- William Osborne
(b Boston, MA, June 13, 1846; d Chicago, IL, Nov 8, 1916). American singing teacher, organist, and composer. His early studies were in Boston with his father, George F. Root, and in New York with William Mason. When his father moved to Chicago as a partner in the music publishers Root & Cady, Frederick worked as an editor and arranger for the firm. In ...