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Susanna, Jeanie, and The Old Folks at Home: The Songs of Stephen C. Foster from His Time to Ours William W. Austin

Susanna, Jeanie, and The Old Folks at Home: The Songs of Stephen C. Foster from His Time to Ours

William W. Austin

Published January 1st 1988
ISBN : 9780252014765
Hardcover
422 pages
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 About the Book 

The music of celebrated composer Stephen Foster--whose two hundred songs include Camptown Races and My Old Kentucky Home as well as Susanna, Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair, and The Old Folks at Home--has influenced such famous composersMoreThe music of celebrated composer Stephen Foster--whose two hundred songs include Camptown Races and My Old Kentucky Home as well as Susanna, Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair, and The Old Folks at Home--has influenced such famous composers and popular singers as Antonin Dvorak, Charles Ives, George Gershwin, Pete Seeger, and Ray Charles. Now, more than one hundred years after they were written, these songs are still popular. William Austin shows how generations of Americans have kept them alive, weaving them into the changing fabric of American life.