Foster Stephen Collins
Fos·ter(fô′stər, fŏs′tər), Stephen Collins 1826-1864.
American songwriter whose works, such as "Oh! Susannah" (1848) and "Old Folks at Home" (1851), reflect the sentiment of pre-Civil War America.
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