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Beautiful Dreamer

Beautiful Dreamer

Broadcast: 28th January 1945
Added: Jan 28 2011

This is the story of Stephen Collins Foster (1826-1864) the composer of such great American tunes as Oh! Susanna (1848), De Camptown Races (1850) and Beautiful Dreamer (1862). Today we celebrate his success but in 1864 Foster died a pauper at the age of 38.

Written for radio by: Jean Holloway

Directed by: Richard Sanville