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Foster, Stephen

Syllabification: Fos·ter, Stephen
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈfôstər/

Definition of Foster, Stephen in English:

( 1826–64), US composer; full name Stephen Collins Foster. He wrote more than 200 songs and, although a Northerner, was best known for songs that purported to capture the Southern plantation spirit, such as “Oh! Susannah” (1848), “Camptown Races” (1850), and “Old Folks at Home” (1851).

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