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Herman Clay Harper

musician , communication executive

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., Nashville, 1969-1986;with music staff, Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, since 1972;freelance singer, various recording sessions, Nashville, since 1969;freelance record producer,, Nashville, since 1975;owner, president, Harper and Associations, Nashville, since 1986.

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golfing.

Connections

Married J. Ella Snow. Children: Edward H., Franklin Clay, Jeffrey A.

father:
Herbert Polk Harper

mother:
Gladys (Staggs) Harper

spouse:
J. Ella Snow

children:
Edward H. Harper

Franklin Clay Harper

Jeffrey A. Harper