Ben Lear is a singer/songwriter and composer living in Brooklyn, New York. He has just completed his debut album, Lillian: A Folk Opera, which will be released on March 1st, 2011 via his own label, Underwater Sounds.
Lear is also a young spokesperson for plastic pollution and ocean conservation. He's performed at events for Plastic Pollution Coalition and Global Green and has begun to blog about his journey into plastic-free living.
On April 7th, Ben will begin a monthly featured blog for Huffington Post Arts on Independent Music.