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Paul Bowles Poster

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Date of Birth 30 December 1910Queens, New York, USA
Date of Death 18 November 1999Tangier, Morocco  (heart attack)

Mini Bio (1)

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 writer. Bowles was married to the writer and playwright Jane Bowles.

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Spouse (1)

Jane Sydney Auer (21 February 1938 - 4 May 1973) (her death)

Trivia (3)

His name would be used by Christopher Isherwood for his character Sally "Bowles".
Cousin to set designer/art director/producer Oliver Smith.
Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 57-59. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

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