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Paul Nelson (XI) (1936–2006)

Paul Nelson was born on January 21, 1936 in Warren, Minnesota, USA. He died on July 4, 2006 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2005 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
- No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) ... Himself

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(1987 to 1988 season) He was music director for Eugene O'Neill's play, "Mourning Becomes Electra," at the Trinity Repertory Company Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island with Richard Kneeland, Barbara Orson, Jennifer Van Dyck, David PB Stephens, Richard Ferrone, Patricia McGuire, Richard Kavanaugh, David C. Jones, Howard London, ... See more »

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A rock critic for such publications as Rolling Stone and Sing Out!, Paul Nelson was one of the first to recognize and promote the talent of Bob Dylan; Dylan repaid Nelson by one day stopping by his (Nelson's) house while he was out of town and "helping himself" to at least twenty-five of Nelson's records, "providing songs for Dylan's early repertory".

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