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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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The Sheltering Sky
(1990)
Senso
Senso Writer
(1954)
The Glass Menagerie
The Glass Menagerie Music Department
(1987)

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 2001 Beach Cafe (translation)
 1995 Paul Bowles - Halbmond (Based on the short stories "The Story of Lahcen and Idir", "Call at Corazon" and "Allal")
 1990 The Sheltering Sky (book)
 1983 You Are Not I (short story)
 1954 Senso (dialogue collaborator)
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Stage Play: Liberty Jones. Musical. Music by Paul Bowles. Book by Philip Barry. Lyrics by Paul Bowles. Choreographed by Lew Christensen. Scenic Design and Costume Design by 'Raoul Pène Du Bois'. Directed by John Houseman. Shubert Theatre: 5 Feb 1941- 22 Feb 1941 (22 performances). Cast: Joseph Anthony (as "One of the Seven Friends"), John ... See more »

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Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 57-59. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. See more »

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