Karl Friedrich Abel

Born 22 December 1723. Died 20 June 1787.


Carl Friedrich Abel (22 December 1723 – 20 June 1787) was a German composer of the Classical era. He was a renowned player of the viola da gamba, and composed important music for that instrument.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Mr Abel's Fine Airs

    Mr Abel's Fine Airs 2007

    Reviewed by Charlotte Gardner
    Far more than just dance suites.
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