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composer , writer

Joan Crowell, American writer, composer. Recipient editors Choice award, Poetry.com, 2003. President Friends of Danile Dolci; founder Rockland Country Day School.

Background

Crowell, Joan was born on June 6, 1921 in New York City, New York, United States. Daughter of Samuel A. and Margaret (Seligman) Lewisohn.

Education

Bachelor, Bennington Call, Vermont. Master of Arts, New York University, New York City. Student theory and harmony, Eastern Suffolk School of Music.

Student composition and orchestration, Julliard, New York City.

Career

Teacher English New York University, 1944—1966. Writer and composer

Treasurer Partisan Review, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, New York City, 1970—1973.

Membership

President Friends of Danile Dolci. Founder Rockland Country Day School.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Ping pong/table tennis, travel.

Connections

Married David G. Crowell, December 17, 1972. Married Sydney Simon (divorced ). Children: Mark, Teru, Rachel, Nora, Juno.

father:
Samuel A. Lewisohn

mother:
Margaret (Seligman) Lewisohn

spouses:
Sydney Simon

David G. Crowell

children:
Mark Crowell

Teru Crowell

Rachel Crowell

Juno Crowell

Nora Crowell