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Irene Gunther, American writer. Grantee, Manchester (England) University, 1946. Member of Sephardic House.

Background

Gunther, Irene was born on August 22, 1925 in Manchester, England. Arrived in United States, 1951. Daughter of Raphael and Djamilé Hakim.

Education

Bachelor with honours, Manchester University, England, 1946. Master of Arts in Sociology, Columbia University, 1969. Advanced courses, French and Spanish, Sorbonne, Paris.

Career

Editorial director Allen Wayne Communications, New York, 1971—1981. Freelance editor and writer, 1981—1987. Senior editor Macmillan Public, New York, 1987—1990, Macmillan School Dictionaries, New York, 1990—1992.

Freelance writer, since 1992. Trade Committee staffer European Economic Cooperation, Paris, 1949—1951. Freelance market researcher, 1962—1969.

Works

Membership

Member of Sephardic House.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Languages, reading, art, tennis, yoga.

Connections

Married Irving Weinstock, August 1, 1969 (deceased July 18, 1986). Married Edgar Gunther, September 8, 1949. Children: Marc, Noel, Andrew.

father:
Raphael Hakim

mother:
Djamilé Hakim

spouses:
Irving Weinstock

Edgar Gunther

children:
Marc Gunther

Noel Gunther

Andrew Gunther