Stephen Foster

Stephen Foster bio

Birth Name: Stephen Foster

Occupation: Folk Singer

Place Of Birth: Pittsburgh

Date Of Birth: July 4, 1826

Date Of Death: January 13, 1864

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Stephen Foster was born on the 4th of July, 1826. He was popular for being a Folk Singer. Known for composing the songs “Oh! Susanna,” “Beautiful Dreamer,” “My Old Kentucky Home,” and other standards. He was considered to be the father of American music.

Stephen Foster was born in Pittsburgh. He used to be a bookkeeper with a steamship company. He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Stephen Foster was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Stephen Foster was born in 1820s.

Stephen Foster is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Stephen’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Stephen Foster’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Stephen Foster’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Stephen Foster kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Stephen Foster was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Stephen Foster
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Stephen Foster was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Stephen Foster was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Stephen Foster had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Stephen Foster’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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