# 879 - 1¢ S. Foster: plate block - Composer

Stephan Foster was an American composer during the Civil War era who wrote some of our nation's most enduring tunes. Although Foster's life was plagued with personal hardship, his works "Oh, Susanna!" and "Camptown Races" were runaway hits during their time and are can be sung from memory by almost every American. Scott 879 S. Foster