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Died: December 20, 1964.
Buried: Laurel Land Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas.
A native of DeKalb County, Alabama, Fossett attended his first Gospel Music School at age 12. At age 16, he attended Thomas Mosley’s Normal School. By age 19, he began singing and playing in a quartet. By 1937, he was teaching in High Point, North Carolina, where he married Katherine Strother. Three years later, he joined the Chattanooga, Tennessee, office of the Stamps-Baxter music publishers. Fossett’s works include:
Fossett’s Inspirational Melodies (Dallas, Texas: Stamps-Baxter Music & Printing Company, 1952)
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