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Editor , writer

David Howell-Jones, American editor, writer. Member Friday Morning Music Club (trustee Foundation 1985-1993, chairman international music competition 1989-1993).

Background

Howell-Jones, David was born on September 16, 1923 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Charles Gordon and Mary Belle (Howell) Jones.

Education

Bachelor, Rice University, 1944. Bachelor of Science, Juilliard School Music, 1949.

Career

Member editorial staff, Columbia Encyclopedia, 1946-1950;editor, Columbia University Press, New York City, 1951-1955;catalog editor, Columbia Records, New York City, 1956-1958;chief editor, University Texas Press, Austin, 1958-1959;director, Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, 1959-1974;freelance editor, writer, Washington, since 1974.

Membership

Member Friday Morning Music Club (trustee Foundation 1985-1993, chairman international music competition 1989-1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: genealogy, ornithology, piano, calligraphy.

Connections

Married Carolyn Walker Jones, November 25, 1965.

father:
Charles Gordon Jones

mother:
Mary Belle (Howell) Jones

spouse:
Carolyn Walker Jones