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Meyer Levin

Meyer Levin, American writer.


  • Levin, Meyer was born on October 8, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph and Goldie (Levin) Levin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1924.


    • Assistant editor Esquire and Coronet magazines, 1934-1938. Film critic, writer-director Office of War Information, 1942-1943. War correspondent Overseas News Agency, Europe, 1946.

      Teacher marionette theatre production New School for Social Research, New York City, 1932.


    • The Old Bunch
    • story of the kids from the 20's and 30's and how they grew up during hard times and unsure events.


    • Married Mable Schamp Foy (divorced 1944). 1 child, Eli; married Tereska Szwarc, March 25, 1948. Children: Gabriel, Mikael, Dominique.
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    Born October 8, 1905
    Died July 9, 1981
    (aged 75)
    • 1924
      University Chicago
    • 1932
      teacher, marionette theatre production New School for Social Research
    • 1934 - 1938
      Assistant, editor Esquire and Coronet magazines
    • 1946
      war correspondent Overseas News Agency