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Lecture Series: The Life and Music of Stephen Foster Thursday, November 8 starts at 6:30 pm Chip Bailey, a Teaching Artist with the Tennessee Arts Commission, will present a workshop on the life and music of Stephen Collins Foster at the Historic Ramsey House, 2614 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville.  Stephen Foster (1826-1864) was America’s first professional songwriter. He composed 200 songs in his short lifetime including such hits as “Oh! Susanna”, “Camptown Races” and “My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night”.  This class will contain mini-lectures, recordings, live musical instrument demonstrations and group discussions. Sing along if you wish! Come learn why Stephen Foster’s life should be examined and why his music should be preserved and perpetuated. Ticket price $15 

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The Life and Music of Stephen Foster

2614 Thorngrove Pike
Knoxville, TN 37914

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