History of Maurice Abravanel, Utah
Taken from the Utah History Encyclopedia. (Links Added)

Among his many awards and honors, Maurice Abravanel received a Tony Award for "Regina" as well as several Grammy nominations for Utah Symphony recordings. He received honorary doctorates from many institutions, including the University of Utah, Utah State University, and the Cleveland Institute of Music. He was awarded the first annual Richard D. Bass Achievement Award in 1987 and the National Governor's Association Award in 1988.

Maurice Abravanel said that he would like to be remembered first as one who served his community. He excelled in that commitment - raising the quality of life in Utah and influencing millions through his musical talents. Maurice Abravanel died in Salt Lake City on 22 September 1993.

See: Lowell Durham, Abravanel! (1989).

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