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Fay Foster Edit Profile

composer , teacher.

Fay Foster, American composer, teacher. Awarded prize by Die Woche, Berlin, for waltz; winner numerous prizes in composition, including: Etude de Concert, awarded by The Etude, Philadelphia; In The Carpenter’s Shop for 4 part womens voices, 1st prize National Federation of Women’s Clubs. Member New York Singing Teachers Association, A.S.C.A.P., Song Writers Protective Association, Composers.

Background

Foster, Fay was born on November 8, 1886 in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States. Daughter of James Hervey and Alice Allen (Monroe) Foster.

Education

Graduate Leavenworth High School. Studied under pvt; student Italian operatic repertoire, Rome and Florence.

Career

Director Conservatory of Music, Onarga, Ill. Composer songs, piano pieces, choruses, cantatas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer songs, piano pieces, choruses, cantatas. Translated and rearranged Mozart’s The Impresario, and others. Songs include: One Golden Day, My Journey’s End, Lissen Chillun, Russian Doll, Beyond the Skies.

      United We are Forever, Smoky River, Heart of Freedom, We are All His Children, Place Where I Worship. My Heart Keeps Singing Hallelujah. Faith Triumphant, The Day Will Come!, and others.

      Studio: 100 W. 57 St., New York City 19.

Membership

Member New York Singing Teachers Association, A.S.C.A.P., Song Writers Protective Association, Composers.

Connections

father:
James Hervey Foster

mother:
Alice Allen (Monroe) Foster