Music Preservationist Honored in Who's Who Directories

Roger Lee Hall, the distinguished American music preservationist and composer, has received this notice from Marquis Who's Who®, the best known directories for distinguished work:

"Your outstanding record of achievement has earned you the coveted distinction of being included in an impressive 15 editions of Who's Who in America®." 

He has received the high honor of being listed in several highly regarded volumes:

Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World

Read more about his high honor being named to Who's Who in the World -- CLICK HERE

To read about his prolific music activities -- CLICK HERE







Music Lectures and Workshops

See the list of his available music topics



Music Career



He taught for 18 years at Stonehill College and in the Brookline Adult & Community Education Program, where he taught hundreds of young students and seniors.
Some of the courses he taught include these:

  • A Listener's Guide to Music
  • Great Composers (J.S. Bach, Handel, Mozart)
  • The Genius of George Gershwin
  • Music in the Movies
  • Masters of the American Song


In addition to his composing (ASCAP composer) and teaching, he has been a musicologist, lecturer, radio host, cable TV producer, and film music critic.

News items about Mr. Halls music career:


Read the Boston Globe newspaper article
about Mr. Hall's extensive music activities,




For the list of his books and music collections,




Read more about his musical activities at his Official Site --






Come, gentle peace, with smiling ray,
Beam on our land a cloudless day,
Beneath thy influence serene,
The oliver wears immortal green.

Come. gentle peace, resume thy reign,
With all thy virtues in thy train,
And then Columbia's soil shall grow
As verdant Paradise below.

-- Esther Talbot, Stoughton, MA, 1814

He set this anti-war poem written during the War of 1812 to music
and it is available on this CD,

GENTLE PEACE: A Sampler of Songs and Instrumentals





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