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Mr. Powell was my grandfather. I have a song that he wrote the music to and I wrote the words. I have the original copy of the score.
 
It is called "Whispering Spiders: A Song for Medium Voice"--music by Laurence Powell (1973) and words by Thomas P. Zoe.
 
I got the song registered with the Library of Congress as a Mother's Day gift to my mom in 1994 after my grandpa died. It must be the last piece published with Mr. Powell's name on it.
 
In 1993, I was told this by the music director of Texas A&M: "Wow, who wrote the music to this song? Excellent. Take it to Walt Disney and see if they would use it in a film!"
 

Thomas Zoe
Austin, TX