Charles Paul

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Birthday
23, 1902
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 18, 1990 (88)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
23, 1902
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 18, 1990 (88)

About

Prominent composer who worked in both radio and television and was best known for his soap-opera scores. He created music for "Another World," "One Life to Live," "All My Children, "Guiding Light," and many other legendary shows.

Before Fame

He gained experience on "The Adventures of Ellery Queen," "Young Doctor Malone," and other old-time radio programs. He started scoring "Love of Life" in 1953, his first soap opera.

Trivia

He followed "Love of Life" with "The Secret Storm," where he developed the leitmotif of providing specific themes for particular characters.

Family Life

He was married to Elsa Hedwig at the time of his death.

Associated With

He created a memorable musical theme for Eileen Fulton's character on "As the World Turns," the long-running CBS soap.