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date: 23 February 2020

Abel, Carl Friedrich (b Cöthen, 22 Dec. 1723; d London, 20 June 1787).German composer and viol player. 

The Oxford Companion to Music
Denis ArnoldDenis Arnold, Peter LynanPeter Lynan

In his early years he was probably taught by his father, who also played the viol. C. F. Abel had joined the court orchestra at Dresden, then under ... ...

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