Definition of Foster, Stephen in English:

Foster, Stephen

proper noun

  • (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)


Foster, Stephen