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Music educator , writer

Grauman Grover Sales, music educator, writer. Recipient Special Mention First Sang prize for drama criticism, 1968, Peabody award for Chevron's Music Makers Series, 1976, nominee Grammy award for Best-Liner Notes Original Cast album and film Amadeus, 1985. Served to sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, China. Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Sales, Grauman Grover was born on October 26, 1919 in Louisville. Son of Grover Grauman and Rosalind Esther (Harris) Sales.

Education

Student, Reed College, 1946-1948;Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1949;postgraduate, University of California, Berkeley, 1949-1951.

Career

Member Critics Circle, O'Neill Theater Foundation, Waterford, Connecticut, 1967-1971;instructor, Dominican College, San Rafael, California, 1982-1984;instructor, University of California extension, Berkeley, since 1970;instructor, San Francisco State University, since 1980;instructor, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, since 1982;instructor, Stanford University, since 1987. Publicist Monterey Jazz Festival, California, 1958-1965. Critic (newsroom) Station KQED-television, San Francisco, 1972-1975.

Achievements

  • Avocations: collecting records, folk art, cooking, photography, jazz. M C.

Works

Membership

Served to sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946, China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations. Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collecting records, folk art, cooking, photography, jazz.

Connections

Son of; married Enid Thompson (divorced 1955). Married Georgia Ann Schwartz, December 30, 1972. 1 child, Rachel.

father:
Grover Grauman Sales

mother:
Rosalind Esther (Harris) Sales

spouses:
Enid Thompson

Georgia Ann Schwartz

child:
Rachel Sales