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Public relations consultant

Barbara Lenore Kraft, American public relations consultant. Recipient Piano scholarship Immaculate Heart College, 1957, Goethe Institute fellowship, 1988; named register scholar Huntington Library., 1980-1984, to the board of advisors Marilyn Horne Foundation, since 1994.


Kraft, Barbara Lenore was born on June 19, 1939 in Hollywood, California, United States. Daughter of Emil Herman and Helen Josephine (Frierdich) Schauerte.


Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, International College, 1976.


Producer KPFK, North Hollywood, California, 1972-1980. Professor, professional writing program University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1981. Program development associate California Institute Arts, 1984-1985.

Reporter Time magazine, Los Angeles, 1982-1986. Director public relations Museum Contemporary Art, 1986-1989. Founder Barbara Kraft Communications & Public Relations, since 1989.

Freelance writer, since 1981. Program annotator Library Science Philharmonic at Hollywood Bowl. Opera reviewer Los Angeles Daily News, 1976-1977.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: The Restless Spirit: Journal of a Gemini, 1976, (play, drama) Maud Gonne, 1973 (Ohio State University award for original radio drama). Contributor essays to professional publications. Writer The Innocents: Witch Trial at Salem for chorus and chamber organization, 1976, The Dream Tunnel: A Musical Journey through America for orchestra and narrator, 1976.

      Commissioned for Bicentennial, Los Angeles Philharmonic.


Married William Kraft, June 15, 1960 (divorced 1980). 1 child, Jennifer Nicole.

Emil Herman Schauerte

Helen Josephine (Frierdich) Schauerte

William Kraft

Jennifer Nicole Kraft