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freelance writer

Muriel Messinger Freeman, American freelance writer. Publicity chair Columbia Management Community Concert Association, 1960-1970, chair Bi-Centennial Art Inventory of Smithsonian Institute, 1976, chairperson Music and Art Appreciation, Office of Aging, Somerset County, New Jersey, since 1986; chairman book and author luncheons Somerset County Library., 1991.

Background

Freeman, Muriel Messinger was born on July 21, 1920 in New York City. Daughter of Samuel and Elsie (Marshall) M.

Education

BSin History and Economics, New York University, 1941;postgraduate, New York University, 1948-1952;postgraduate, New School Society Research, 1948-1952.

Career

Writer, The Plainfield Courier-News, New Jersey, 1964-1971;writer, Somerset Messenger-Gazette, Somerville, New Jersey, 1971-1978;writer, The New York Times, New Jersey Section, New York City, 1972-1979;writer, The Tribune, New York City, 1978;writer, The Courier-News, Bridgewater, New Jersey, since 1979;writer, The Princeton Packet, New Jersey, since 1980;writer, Forbes Newspaper, since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer--interviewed over 300 celebrities in fields of dance, opera, theater, music, literature including Malcolm Forbes, Doctor George Gallup, Upton Sinclair, Edward Villella, Merce Cunningham, Peter Benchley, Celeste Holm, Mary Lea Johnson (producer La Cage Aux Folles, Sweeney Todd, Charles Schribner, Jerome Hines, Frederica Von Stade), Milton Babbitt, Alvin Ailey, Congresswoman Millicent Fenwick.

Membership

Publicity chair Columbia Management Community Concert Association, 1960-1970, chair Bi-Centennial Art Inventory of Smithsonian Institute, 1976, chairperson Music and Art Appreciation, Office of Aging, Somerset County, New Jersey, since 1986. Chairman book and author luncheons Somerset County Library., 1991.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: attending dance, opera, theater, concerts, swimming.

Connections

Married Leslie Sherwood Freeman, (deceased May 18, 1987). Children: Edward Phillip, Deborah Freeman Lubin.

father:
Samuel M.

mother:
Elsie (Marshall) M.

spouse:
Leslie Sherwood Freeman

children:
Edward Phillip Freeman

Deborah Freeman Lubin Freeman