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Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster
Real name
Stephen Collins Foster
Born
July 4, 1826
Died
January 13, 1864
Country
United States
IPI
00010599300
Comments
Known as "the Father of American Music", Foster was the major songwriter of 19th century America. He died from a head wound following an accidental fall.

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Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
American Dreamer - Songs of Stephen Foster Thomas Hampson 1992 Angel
American Portrait - Music of Stephen Foster Thomas McGregor September 10, 2015 (self-released)
Beautiful Dreamer - The Favorite Melodies of Stephen Foster The Mormon Tabernacle Choir 1968 Columbia Masterworks
Beautiful Dreamer - The Songs of Stephen Foster various artists August 24, 2004 American Roots Publishing
Dear Friends and Gentle Hearts - Songs of Stephen C. Foster Jeffrey Dooley and Kathryn Cook 1999 Lyrichord
Down Among the Cane Brakes Tom Roush 2009 (self-released)
Foster for Brass The Chestnut Brass Company May 18, 2004 Naxos
Gentle Annie Vocal Arts Quartet 1997 Koch International Classics
Hard Times - Stephen Foster Remembered Amy Miller & Carson Hudson Jr. 2007 (self-released)
Homespun Songs of Stephen Foster Bobby Horton 2009 (self-released)
Nelson Eddy in Songs of Stephen Foster Nelson Eddy with chorus and orchestra conducted by Robert Armbruster 1948 Columbia Masterworks
Nelson Eddy in Songs of Stephen Foster, Vol. 2 Nelson Eddy with chorus and orchestra conducted by Robert Armbruster 1949 Columbia Masterworks
Randy VanWarmer Sings Stephen Foster Randy VanWarmer 2006 Victor [JP]
Richard Dyer-Bennet 11 - Stephen Foster Songs - From the Original Editions Richard Dyer-Bennet 1962 Dyer-Bennet Records
Stephen Foster Melodies Frank Luther and The Lyn Murray Quartet 1938 Decca
Stephen Foster Melodies, Vol. 2 Frank Luther, Zora Layman and The Century Quartet 1940 Decca
Stephen Foster's America Douglas Jimerson 1998 Amerimusic
Stephen Foster Song Book The Robert Shaw Chorale 1958 RCA Victor Red Seal
Swanee - The Music of Stephen Foster Joe Weed 2001 Highland Records
The Complete Piano Works of Stephen Foster Sara Davis Buechner 2011 Pro Piano
There Was a Time - Melodies of Stephen Foster Susan Urbach 1994 Voyce Records