On This Day

Birthdays in Music in July 1826

Birthdays in Music

Person of interestStephen Foster

Jul 4 Stephen Foster, American composer (Oh! Susanna, Swanee River), born in Lawrenceville, Pennsylvania (d. 1864)

Father of American Music Stephen Foster
Father of American Music
Stephen Foster
  • Jul 10 Theodore Lajarte, French writer on music and composer, born in Bordeaux, France (d. 1890)