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composer , baritone.

Oley Speaks, American composer, baritone. Member Ohio Society of New York, American Society Composers.

Background

Speaks, Oley was born on June 28, 1876 in Canal Winchester, Ohio, United States. Son of Charles W. and Sarah A. (Hesser) Speaks.

Education

Educated in music in New York City. Unmarried. Soloist St. Thomas Protestant Episcopal Church, 5 years, Church of the Divine Paternity, 4 years.

Career

Composer of more than 250 songs, among them: Morning.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer of more than 250 songs, among them: Morning. To You

    • Sylvia

    • On the Road to Mandalay. The Bells of Youth

    • The Secret.

      When the Boys Come Home. The Prayer Perfect

    • The Message. In May Time

    • Fuzzy Wuzzy: The Lord Is My Light.

Membership

Member Ohio Society of New York, American Society Composers. Clubs: Mendelssohn, Musicians, Lambs, Town Hall (New York). Member Beethoven Society.

Connections

father:
Charles W. Speaks

mother:
Sarah A. (Hesser) Speaks