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Stephen Michael Wolownik

Stephen Michael Wolownik, American librarian. Avocations: gourmet food preparation, linguist, international folk dance instructing. Fulbright grantee, 1969. Member Balalaika & Domra Association American (executive director since 1978, consultant, since 1978).

Background

  • Wolownik, Stephen Michael was born on July 22, 1946 in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Dmytro and Mary (Harasym) Wolownik.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1968. Master of Science, Drexel University, 1989.

    Career

    • Director, founder University Pennsylvania Balalaika Orchestra, Philadelphia, 1966-1972, 81—, Odessa Balalaikas, Los Angeles, 1973-1976. Founding member Great American Gypsy Band, Atlanta, 1977-1980. Library Lippincott Library., University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: gourmet food preparation, linguist, international folk dance instructing.

    Works

    • Writer: (film) Discovering Russian Folk Music, 1975.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: libertarian

    Religion

    Denomination: Eastern Orthodox

    Membership

    Member Balalaika & Domra Association American (executive director since 1978, consultant, since 1978).

    Connections

    • father: Dmytro Wolownik
    • mother: Mary (Harasym) Wolownik
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    Born July 22, 1946
    (age 70)
    Nationality
    • 1968
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1989
      Drexel University
    • 1966 - 1972
      Director
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1973 - 1976
      Director
    • 1977 - 1980
      founding member, Great American Gypsy Band
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1983
      library Lippincott Library
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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