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About 'Beautiful Dreamer'
Foster, Stephen (biography)
July 4, 1826
January 13, 1864
Stephen Collins Foster known as the father of American music, was an American songwriter primarily known for his parlor and minstrel music. Foster wrote over 200 songs many of which are stil popular today.
Beautiful Dreamer is a parlor song by Stephen Foster. It was published posthumously in March 1864.