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Stephen Collins Foster

Songwriter (4-Jul-1826 — 13-Jan-1864)


Ken Emerson. Doo-Dah! Stephen Foster and the Rise of American Popular Culture. Da Capo Press. 1998. 416pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.393)

  8. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.238)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.533)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.359)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.259)

  12. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.144)

  13. American Authors 1600-1900 (p.284)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.360)

  15. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.313)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.249)

  17. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.311)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.183)

  19. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.307)

  20. The Encyclopedia of Country Music (p.178)

  21. American Songwriters (pp.166-69)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.79)

  23. Encyclopedia of Concert Music (p.161)

  24. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.161)

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