Sol' Down de Stream (voice and piano)
from Two Songs (1912)
Paul Laurence Dunbar, Parted
(1886-1960) Foster started playing piano at age 3, and by age 12 was conductor of a quartette choir and played organ. She studied vocal music and piano under William Sherwood at the Sherwood Conservatory of Music in Chicago. Following her study she was appointed a director of a musical conservatory at Anarga, IL. She also studied piano under Moritz Rosenthal at Vienna and later at the Munich Conservatory. She was also taught counterpoint, theory and composition by Professor Jadassohn. She won an international offered by the German paper, De Wocke, for the best new waltz. She was a well known voice developer and coach tutoring numerous opera and concert singers in NY.
Foster, Fay, "Sol' Down de Stream (voice and piano)" (4384). Dunbar Music Archive. 120.