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Sam Walter Foss

Sam Walter Foss (June 19, 1858 – February 26, 1911) was an American librarian and poet whose works included The House by the Side of the Road and The Coming American.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 19th, 1858 (Candia), Died February 24th, 1911 (Boston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: author


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-41849 10-in. 2/6/1928 The house by the side of the road Macedonia Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied author  
Victor CRC-72508 12-in. 4/25/1932 The volunteer organist National Cavaliers Male vocal quartet, with piano author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Foss, Sam Walter," accessed October 21, 2021,

Foss, Sam Walter. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2021, from

"Foss, Sam Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 October 2021.

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