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Norma Marder, American Writer. Avocations: photography, gardening. F C. Special assistance grantee Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, 1985; Literature fellow Illinois Arts Council, 1991. Board of directors Amasong Chorus, Urbana, since 1994, Monhegan (Maine) Library., 1992-1996, Monhegan Museum, 1990-1996, Arts Council Champaign County, 1983-1985.

Background

Marder, Norma was born on June 8, 1934 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Max Rajeck and Gertrude Oppenheim Mintz.

Education

Bachelor, Brandeis University, 1956. Postgraduate, Manhattan School Music, 1959.

Career

Singer, voice teacher, Champaign, Illinois, 1965-1990;freelance editor, Champaign, Illinois, 1989-1993;writer, Champaign, Illinois, since 1980. Music director Depot Theater, Urbana, Illinois, 1968-1976. Assistant director Red.

Herring Fiction Workshop, Urbana, 1985-1995. Co-director New Verbal Workshop, Champaign, 1970-1980.

Achievements

  • Avocations: photography, gardening. F C.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: An Eye for Dark Places, 1993. Contributor stories and essays in literary journals.

Membership

Board directors Amasong Chorus, Urbana, 1994-2000, orator, since 1998. Board directors Monhegan (Maine) Library., 1992-1996, Monhegan Museum, 2000-2006, Arts Council Champaign County, 1983-1985.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, gardening.

Connections

Married Herbert Marder, November 4, 1956. Children: Michael, Yuri.

father:
Max Rajeck

mother:
Gertrude Oppenheim Mintz

spouse:
Herbert Marder

children:
Michael Marder

Yuri Marder