Abell, John 1653-a1716[1724] Scotland Aberdeenshire, ? - England, Cambridge
countertenor, lutenist, 1.may.1679 admitted to the Chapel Royal, 1684 MusB from Cambridge University, 1689-1697 page of the Queen's Bedchamber with the exiled court in Saint-Germain but was allowed to travel widely (France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Netherlands, Poland), 1699-1715 back in London he performed in numerous concerts in London and the provinces ; 29.dec.1685 at St. James in London he married Lady Frances Knollys (1660-) daughter of the 3rd Earl of Banbury

Title Parts

[] High states and honers. Song
ms 1681 British Museum London

[] Aloud proclaim the cheerful sound
coronation song for Queen Anne
words Mr. Tate
pub London 1702

[] The Duke of Ormond's March or a ballad for the encouragement of soldiers and seamen
pub W. Pearson, London 1702

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