Born: June 3, 1851, New York, New York.
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).
Died: October 13, 1934, Dresden, Germany.
1.Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming
2.We Gather Together
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