William Henry Fry (1813–1864) was a pioneering American composer, music critic, and journalist. Fry was the first person born in the United States to write for a large symphony orchestra, and the first to compose a publicly performed opera. He was also the first music critic for a major American newspaper. And he was the first person to insist that his fellow countrymen support American-made music.
William Henry Fry was born on August 10, 1813 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His… read more
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