Oliver Day Adams

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Born: 1842

Died: 1869


Oliver Day Adams was born near LeRoy, Genessee County, New York. He became an assistant to George F. Root and taught at institutes and normal schools with teachers associated with Root, including P. P. Bliss, T. M. Towne, and James R. Murray. He became the first music instructor at Winona State Normal School in Minnesota and was prominent in the town’s St. Cecilia Society. In 1868, he married former student Jane Elizabeth Worthington, but both died within two years. He wrote a number of songs for the singing schools and normals.

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