1752–1804

Introduction

Born: 1752, Mas­sa­chu­setts Bay Co­lo­ny.

Biography

Wood was one of the first com­pos­ers in Am­er­i­ca.

He was a drum­mer dur­ing the Am­er­i­can Re­vo­lu­tion.

Works

He wrote War­ren in hon­or of Gen­er­al Jo­seph War­ren (1741–1775), who died in the Bat­tle of Bunk­er Hill.

He wrote A Hymn on Peace to com­mem­o­rate the Trea­ty of Par­is, which end­ed the Am­er­i­can Re­vo­lution­a­ry War.

Sources

Music

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