George Frederick Root

George Frederick Root bio

Birth Name: George Frederick Root

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Massachusetts

Date Of Birth: August 30, 1820

Date Of Death: August 6, 1895

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

George Frederick Root was born on the 30th of August, 1820. He was popular for being a Composer. Known for composing war songs The First Gun is Fired and The Battle Cry of Freedom during the American Civil War.

George Frederick Root was born in Massachusetts. He once worked as a church organist. He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

George Frederick Root was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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George Frederick Root was born in 1820s.

George Frederick Root is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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George Frederick Root’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on George Frederick Root’s parents.

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Personal Life

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George Frederick Root was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: George Frederick Root
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: George Frederick Root was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: George Frederick Root was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: George Frederick Root had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

George Frederick Root’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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