1875–1955

Introduction

Born: March 4, 1875, Drake­town, Geor­gia.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 25, 1955, Dallas, Georgia

Buried: Atl­an­ta, Geor­gia.

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Biography

Homer was the son of Will­iam Tay­lor Mor­ris and Ma­ry Jane Bag­by, and hus­band of Eliz­a­beth Kirk (mar­ried 1898).

He stu­died mu­sic un­der Dr. Kel­logg, An­tho­ny Sho­wal­ter, J. Hen­ry Sho­wal­ter, and John B. Her­bert. He taught in hun­dreds of sing­ing schools, as well as be­ing a mu­sic ed­it­or.

With John Hen­son, he formed the Mor­ris-Hen­son Com­pa­ny, where he served as pre­si­dent and man­ag­er.

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