NSU Libraries /All LocationsThe composition of art song in America began slowly in the Colonial and Federal periods, expanded greatly in the 19th century, and has become a distinguished and highly regarded addition to the classical music repertoire in the 20th and 21st centuries. Francis Hopkinson — , Philadelphia native and signer of the Declaration of Independence, is usually considered the first important American song composer. In the 19th century, many Americans composed songs for amateur musicians to sing at home usually called parlor songs. In the middle of the century Stephen Foster — emerged as one of the best known American composers of songs. While many of his vocal pieces were written for minstrel shows , the simple but effective melodies of his "songs for the hearth and home" are widely popular, often mistaken for American folksongs. By the end of the 19th century, serious American composers were travelling to European countries to study, especially with German and French composition teachers, and they gained a thorough understanding of Romantic style, including an understanding of the Lieder tradition.
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