April 2, 1857, Springfield, Ohio.

September 23, 1921, Chicago, Illinois.

Location unknown, though his son Benjamin Jr. is buried in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas.

This composer is likely related to C. Nysewander, with whom he collaborated on a number of songs. Benjamin Nysewander’s work include:

  1. Mercy Is Free
  2. Sapientia