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Foster, Amy S., 1973-


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  • Fuller Name

    • Amy Skylark
  • Variants

    • Foster-Gillies, Amy, 1973-
    • Foster, Amy (Amy S.), 1973-
    • Gillies, Amy Foster-
    • Foster, Amy Skylark, 1973-
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  • Sources

    • found: Bocelli, Andrea. Because we believe, c2006:t.p. (Amy Foster-Gillies)
    • found: Crazy love, [2010].p. 33 (Amy Foster)
    • found: David Foster, WWW site, December 03, 2010(Amy Foster; lyricist)
    • found: Wikipedia, 29 Dec. 2010:entry for David Foster (B.J. Cook and Foster had one daughter, Amy Foster, b. July 29, 1973, a songwriter)
    • found: When Autumn leaves, 2009:t.p. (Amy S. Foster) p. 287 (song and fiction writer, lives in British Columbia)
    • found: Amy S. Foster web site, Dec. 12, 2016(Amy S. Foster was born in Victoria, Canada to singer B.J. Cook and legendary record producer David Foster; author of When Autumn leaves)
    • found: Wikipedia, Dec. 13, 2016(Amy S. Foster; Amy Skylark Foster (born July 29, 1973) is a Canadian songwriter and author; Amy Foster was previously married to Simon Gillies, but has since divorced)
    • found: Amy S. Foster, via WWW, July 19, 2017(Amy S. Foster was born in Victoria, Canada to singer B.J. Cook and legendary record producer David Foster; Amy opted out of a career in music and chose international business instead; while going to American University in Washington DC, she took a course in creative writing with renowned poet Ann Darr; after graduating, Amy moved to London to hone her literary skills, determined to get a collection of her own poetry published; it was there that she met producer Martin Terefe (Mike Posner, Shawn Mendes, James Morrison) who asked her if she wanted him to put some music to her poetry; the two made a ground breaking spoken word record which turned Amy's focus entirely to music and from there, the progression to becoming a lyricist was natural; she has penned four number one hits with Michael Buble (Home, Everything and Haven't Met You Yet, Beautiful Day) and has worked with artists such as Andrea Bocelli, Destiny's Child, Solange Knowles, Eric Benet, Diana Krall, Josh Groban, One Flew South, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, John Paul White of The Civil Wars, RyanDan, Who is Fancy, Chris Mann, and most recently a collaboration with Michah Wilshire of the band Wilshire; the two have formed their own group called QOINS; When Autumn Leaves, Amy's first work of fiction, was published by The Overlook Press in September 2009; currently, Amy lives in Portland, OR with her husband Matt Freeman and their three children, Mikaela, Eva and Vaughn; her next release was the first in The Rift Trilogy, for Harper Collins) - http://amysfoster.com/bio
  • LC Classification

    • PR9199.4.F6827
  • Change Notes

    • 2006-11-07: new
    • 2017-07-20: revised
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