There was Robert Avalon the music teacher, who sent two students from the barrios of Piedras Negras, Mexico, to the High School for Performing and Visual Arts in Houston where he taught composition pro bono and then to the Juilliard School -- despite having no formal training in music education himself. Originally Posted by Softballgirl. After she had put in a good 10 hours on the project, she turned to Avalon and said, "I just thought of somebody I want to invite to the dinner to be her guest. Abbott 49, Davis 40 Rasmussen, Oct Postcard Collection. They became friends.
Avalon was born Robert White in San Antonio in
Others commented on how maniacally he drove himself. Once here he performed at the University of Houston and Rice University and began working seriously on his opera Carlotta. Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After hearing Morales perform, Hill couldn't quite say no.
Houston Oral History Project.