Raoul Reheme Abdul
- Category : Entertain-Music-Vocalist-Opera
- Type : GE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sphinx 4
American singer with a special interest in German lieder. He sang an operatic role in the first U.S. staged production of Orff's "Die Kluge" and the title role in Milhaud's "Les Malheures D'Orphee." He gained note in concerts in the U.S., Canada, Austria, Netherlands, Hungary and Germany. He sang in Marlboro Music Festival, 1956, organized and directed Coffee Concerts, Harlem's first subscription series of chamber music concerts, 1949-63, and sang in Vienna Music Festival, 1962. As a music critic and editorial assistant to Langston Hughes, he wrote for the Associated Negro Press and Amsterdam News, NY, 1976 on. Scholastically, he was a lecturer on music at Atlanta University, 1976 and faculty member of Harlem School of the Arts from 1980. His books include "Famous Black Entertainers of Today," 1974 and "Blacks in Classical Music", 1978.