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Name: Geoffrey O'Hara  
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Date of Birth: 2nd February 1882
Place of Birth: Chatham, Ontario, Canada
Profession: Composer
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Geoffrey O'Hara (February 2, 1882 - January 31, 1967) was a musician, singer, and composer.

He was born in Chatham, Ontario, Canada. He moved to the USA in 1904. He performed on Vaudeville and recorded for Edison Records.

O'Hara wrote a number of hymns and spiritual songs.

He had some moderate popular music hits in the 1910s with songs such as "Your Eyes Have Told Me What I Did Not Know" and "Tennessee, I Hear You Calling Me", and one huge popular hit with his 1918 song "K-K-K-Katy", one of the most popular tunes of the World War I era.

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