July 4, 1826, Lawrenceburg, Pennsylvania.

January 13, 1864, New York City.

Allegheny Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Foster is best known as a composer of popular music, such as Suwanee River. However, his work has also been adapted to hymns and Gospel songs.

  1. Friendship with Jesus
  2. Gone from the World
  3. My Old Kentucky Home
  4. Why Will Ye Wander?