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Herman Clay Harper

Herman Clay Harper, communication executive, musician. Member Gospel Music Association (board chairman 1970-1972), Gospel Music Guild, Country Music Association, National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences.

Background

  • Harper, Herman Clay was born on December 31, 1938 in Fountain Head, Tennessee, United States. Son of Herbert Polk and Gladys (Staggs) Harper.

  • Education

    • Degree in Public Accounting, Falls Business College, 1958.

    Career

    • Singer, manager Oak Ridge Boys, Nashville, 1959-1969. Partner, agent Don Light Talent, Inc., 1969-1986. With music staff Grand Ole Opry, since 1972.

      Freelance singer various recording sessions, since 1969. Freelance record producer, since 1975. Owner, president Harper and Associates, since 1986.

    Membership

    Member Gospel Music Association (board chairman 1970-1972), Gospel Music Guild, Country Music Association, National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf.

    Connections

    • Married J. Ella Snow. Children: Edward H., Franklin Clay, Jeffrey A.
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    Born December 31, 1938
    • 1958
      Falls Business College
    • 1969 - 1986
      partner
    • 1969
      freelance singer various recording sessions
    • 1972
      with music staff Grand Ole Opry
    • 1975
      freelance record producer
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