The New Student's Reference Work/Foster, Stephen Collins


Fos′ter, Stephen Collins, an American song-writer, was born at Pittsburg, Pa., in 1826.  His compositions number 125, nearly a fourth being negro melodies.  The best-known productions are Old Folks at Home, Come where my Love Lies Dreaming, Uncle Ned, Old Dog Tray and Old Kentucky Home. He died at New York on Jan. 13, 1864.