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|Work Title||The American Tar|
|Alternative. Title||Press Gang Defeated|
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.||c.1796|
|Librettist||Susanna Haswell Rowson (1762-1824)|
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period||Classical|
|Instrumentation||voice, keyboard (piano, harpsichord)|
Rowson's play The American Tar or Press Gang Defeated, is now lost, but it was written for, and performed by, a company in Philadelphia in c.1796.