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Paul Bowles (1910–1999)


Composer and author, educated at the University of Virginia, he studied with Aaron Copland and Virgil Thomson, and received Guggenheim and Rockefeller grants. Paul Bowles joined ASCAP in 1945, and he researched folk music in Spain, North Africa, the Antilles, and South and Central America. He lived 52 years in Tangier, Morocco as an expatriate ... See full bio »

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(age 88) in Tangier, Morocco

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 2001 Beach Cafe (translation)
 1995 Paul Bowles - Halbmond (novels "The Story of Lahsen and Idir", "Call at Corazon" and "Allal")
 1993 Drug-Taking and the Arts (Documentary) (novel "Let It Come Down")
 1990 The Sheltering Sky (book)
 1981 You Are Not I (short story)
 1967 Boy Meets Girl (TV Series) (translator - 1 episode)
- Love with a Few Hairs (1967) ... (translator)
 1961 Play of the Week (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1956 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Night Goes On (1956) ... (story)
 1954 Senso (dialogue collaborator)
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Stage Play: Horse Eats Hat. Book adapted by Edwin Denby [earliest Broadway credit] and Orson Welles. Based on "Un Chapeau de Paille D'Italie" by Eugene Labiche. Music by Paul Bowles [earliest Broadway credit]. Music arranged by Virgil Thomson. Musical Director: Virgil Thomson. Directed by Orson Welles. Maxine Elliott Theatre: 26 Sep 1936- ... See more »

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3 Biographical Movies | 1 Article | See more »

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His name would be used by Christopher Isherwood for his character Sally "Bowles". See more »

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Capricorn

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