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Stephen Foster Biography
The famous American songwriter Stephen Foster (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Foster) (July 4, 1826- January 14, 1864) was author of the words and music of some of the most well-known American songs, including “Camptown Races” and “I Dream of Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair”. Since all his songs are firmly in the public domain, many artists have recorded them over the years, and in digital recordings they are Stephen Foster’s name often appears in the “artist” field of the ID3 label. See also: Stephen Collins FosterGenres: civil war, Classical, folk, songwriter.