Abel, Paul Louis 23.nov.1926-12.jan.2016 USA Mississippi, Clarksdale - Louisiana, Baton Rouge
trumpeter, 1948 BM and MM 1950 with John LaMontaine and Allen Irvine McHose from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester NY, 1950-1954 teacher at the University of Montana in Missoula, 1954-1987 teacher music theory, orchestration, composition, and trumpet at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge

[Anderson 1976 gives erroneously born Clarksdale Michigan ; corrected in Anderson 1982]

Title Parts

[] Cyrano de Bergerac. Symphonic poem for band. 1954
[] Mass in honor of St Louis, King of France. Choir and organ. 1959
[] Vignette. Orchestra. 1962
received the Edward Benjamin Award
Rochester Philharmonic

[] Symphony for five winds. 1970
[] Gloria, sing praise to God. A capella choir. premiere Baton Rouge 2dec1973
[] Requiem. Choir and orchestra. 1979
Baton Rouge Choral Society

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