Abbott, Kenneth John Dearle 28.jul.1919-21.aug.2002 England Essex, Rochford - Oxfordshire, Nettlebed near Henley-on-Thames
organist, choirmaster, grew up in Leigh-on-Sea, educated at Caterham School Surrey, DM from the Royal College of Music London, 1946 organist/choirmaster at Luton Parish Church, 1946-1956 master of music at Luton Technical College, 1956-1960 at Berkhamsted School and conductor of Amersham Choral Society, 1960-1993 head music department of Ambassador College Hertfordshire and conductor of the Luton Choral Society, 1980 organist/choirmaster at the City Temple Church in London, 1950 residing at 56 Cutenhoe Road in Luton Bedfordshire, 1962 at Hilltop Chestnut Drive in Berkhamsted Hertfordshire, 1969-1980 at The Old Rectory in Aston Clinton Buckinghamshire, 1985-2002 at North Cottage Chinnor Road in Bledlow Ridge Buckinghamshire, he died at Sue Ryder Care Centre in Nettlebed near Henley-on-Thames, none of his compositions are published or copyrighted ; he married Ruby Mary Marchant

[Pine 1950 gives erroneously born Leigh-on-Sea]

Title Parts

[] Te Deum. Choir and organ. b1962
[] Hymn to music. Choir and orchestra. b1962
[] Suite for pianoforte. b1962
[] (titles unknown). Two children's songs. b1962
[] (title unknown). Operetta. b1962
[] Two unaccompanied carols. Mixed choir. b1962
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