Born: June 3, 1851, New York, New York.

Died: Oc­to­ber 13, 1934, Dres­den, Ger­ma­ny.

Baker stu­died mu­sic in Ger­ma­ny, where he re­ceived his PhD de­gree at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Leip­zig (his doc­tor­al dis­ser­ta­tion was on the mu­sic of the Sen­e­ca In­di­ans). Lat­er he worked as lit­er­ary ed­it­or for the G. Schirm­er Mu­sic Com­pa­ny (1892-1926) and wrote the Bi­o­graph­ic­al Dic­tion­ary of Mu­si­cians (1900).



  1. How Great Our Joy
  2. Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming
  3. We Gather Together