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W. Oliver Cooper
Birth: Oct. 24, 1885
Hymn writer. In 1945, he wrote "Heaven Will Surely Be Worth it All." He was educated musically in various singing schools and normals in Oklahoma and Tennessee. Mr. Cooper performed with a radio quartet in Birmingham, AL for several years. He was a prolific writer and composed approximately 1,500 songs. He served many years as president of the Cullman County, Alabama Singing Convention and worked as a member of the faculty at Hartford Musical Institute. He was musical editor for Hartford Song Books and resided in Cullman, AL.
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