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Abel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787

LC control no.n 79110533
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LC classificationML410.A138 Biography
Personal name headingAbel, Karl Friedrich, 1723-1787
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Variant(s)Abel, Carl Friedrich, 1723-1787
Abel, Charles Frederick, 1723-1787
Abel, C. F. (Carl Friedrich), 1723-1787
Associated countryGermany
Birth date1723-12-22
Death date1787-06-20
Place of birthKöthen (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
Place of deathLondon (England)
Field of activityComposition (Music) Viola da gamba music
Art music
Profession or occupationComposers Viol players
Found inHis Kleine Sinfonie in F-Dur, c1935.
His Concertante in B♭ for violin, oboe, clarinet, and orchestra, c1984: cover (C.F. Abel) caption (Carl Friedrich Abel)
Grove music online, Dec. 1, 2004 (under Abel: Carl (Karl) Friedrich Abel; b. Dec. 22, 1723, Cöthen, d. June 20, 1787, London; composer and bass viol player, son of Christian Ferdinand Abel)
MGG, 2. Ausg. (under Abel: Karl Friedrich, Carl Friedrich; b. Dec. 22, 1723, Köthen, d. June 20, 1787, London)
Wikipedia, September 16, 2014 (Carl Friedrich Abel; 22 December 1723-20 June 1787; German composer of the Classical era; he was a renowned player of the viola da gamba, and composed important music for that instrument; born in Köthen, a small German city; died in London) website, September 16, 2014 (Abel Carl Friedrich, 1723-1787; born in Cöthen 22 December 1723; died in London 20 June 1787)
Classical archives website, September 16, 2014 (Karl Friedrich Abel (1723-1787); DEU)