Stephen Foster Death Cause and Date

Stephen Foster's Death

Born (Birthday) July 4, 1826

Death Date January 13, 1864

Age of Death 37 years

Cause of Death Fever

Profession Folk Singer

The folk singer Stephen Foster died at the age of 37. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known for composing the songs “Oh! Susanna,” “Beautiful Dreamer,” “My Old Kentucky Home,” and other standards. He was considered to be the father of American music.

He grew up with an older brother named William and attended private academies in Allegheny, Athens, and Towanda, Pennsylvania.