Howard Ropa was the famed baritone singer on the WOWO Hoosier Hop that
was broadcast from Fort Wayne, Indiana. His national popularity was
shown when he announced his marriage on a network broadcast in 1940
and got hundreds of congratulatory messages from across the country
and Canada. Howard also taught voice for many years and appeared
frequently doing emcee duties on many personal appearances. He also
worked at General Electric during 'daytime'.