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Harrianne Condra


Harrianne was born in Baton Rouge, LA. Her father, Bernie Moore, was the head football coach at LSU and later became Commissioner of the Southeast Conference.

She graduated from the University of Alabama and is an Alumnae of Leadership Music. She has a daughter and 2 grandchildren. Harrianne has enjoyed a long-time affiliation with the world of Country Music. While in her first position at WSM radio in the early 1950s, Harrianne made an early and historic contribution with her suggestion and creation of an annual disc jockey convention to celebrate the anniversary of the Grand Ole Opry. In 1970, WSM honored Harrianne for her role in the birth of the now-famous "CMA Week."

In 1975, Jack Stapp hired Harrianne for Tree's copyright department. As Nashville music grew in popularity, Harrianne became Director of Copyright Administration. Tree, later Sony/ATV, sent Harrianne as its copyright emissary to many wonderful places throughout the world.

During her tenure at Tree, Harrianne was one of the foremost authorities on music publishing copyright. Over the course of her 21-year career, she had the pleasure of working with talented writers such as Harlan Howard, Roger Miller, Hank Cochran, and numerous others.

Harrianne's office was always a must-stop for Tree writers. Harrianne enjoyed the music business tremendously and the friends she made there.

Harianne Condra died on May 20, 2013.

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