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Publishing executive

Elwyn Carlos Raymer, American Publishing executive. Member National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences, American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Country Music Association, National.Songwriters Association, Gospel Music Association (board directors 1979-1987, 90-96, chairman 1985-1986).

Background

Raymer, Elwyn Carlos was born on April 17, 1935 in Louisville. Son of Oscar and Edna Christine (Jared) Raymer.

Education

Bachelor, Georgetown College, 1957. Master of Music, Southern Seminary School Music, 1959.

Career

Minister of music, First Baptist Church, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 1959-1964; minister of music, First Baptist Church, Waco, Texas, 1964-1966; associate professor music, Baylor University, Waco, 1964-1966; music editor, Broadman Press, Nashville, 1966-1973; vice president, general manager, Triune Music, Nashville, 1973-1979; executive vice president, Lorenz Creative Superior vena cava syndrome, Nashville, 1979-1982; president, Lorenz Creative Superior vena cava syndrome, Nashville, since 1982; vice president Gospel music division, BMG Public, Nashville, since 1990. Member of advisory board Belmont Music Program, Nashville, 1978-1980, 96.

Politics

The Lord has given His people the mission of making disciples from every nation.

Views

The erroneous notion that one gender must strive against another cannot be accepted.

Membership

Member National Academy Recording Arts and Sciences, American Society of Composers, Country Music Association, National Songwriters Association, Gospel Music Association (board directors 1979-1987, 90-96, chairman 1985-1986). Clubs: Richland Country (Nashville).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, traveling.

Connections

Married Flora Jacobs, February 12, 1954 (divorced June 1976). Children: Kim, Craig. Married Linda Miller, June 10, 1977.

father:
Oscar Raymer

mother:
Edna Christine (Jared) Raymer

spouses:
Linda Miller

Flora Jacobs

children:
Craig Raymer

Kim Raymer