Despi Tralis-Levy, American writer, painter. Widow Harris Levy scholar, American Academy Art, 1946. Member of Dramatists Guild.
Tralis-Levy, Despi was born on March 11, 1918 in Ansonia, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Peter and Anna (Pappas) Tralis.
Student, Washington University, St. Louis, 1944—1945. Student, American Academy Art, New York City, 1946. Student, Art Students League, New York City, 1947—1949.
Assistant New York University, 1950—1953.
Exhibitions include Borgenicht Gallery, New York City, 1952-1956, Poindexter Gallery, 1957-1958, Coliseum Gallery, 1957, United Nations Gallery, 1960. Author: (novels) Mariquita, 1965, The Candidate From Hotchkiss Corners, 1968, The Geritol Baracudas Dixieland Murder Mystery, 1973, Deisidemonia, 1980, (plays) The Pawn's Queening, 1967, The Elderdown Quilt, 1969.
Member of Dramatists Guild.
Violin, flamenco guitar.