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artist , lecturer , author

Norman Garbo is an American author and lecturer.


Garbo, Norman was born on February 15, 1919 in New York City. Son of Max W. and Fannie (Deitz) Garbo.


It is here that Garbo attended City College (now known as the City College of the City University of New York) from 1935-37. Garbo also attended the New York Academy of Fine Art beginning in 1937.


Garbo began working as a portrait painter in 1941 and also worked as a writer and lecturer. In 1941, he joined the military with the coming of World War II. Garbo married Rhoda Locke on April 15, 1942. Garbo currently resides in Sands Point, Long Island in New York State.


  • He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces where he achieved the rank of lieutenant.


  • book

    • Cabal

      (hardcover novel)

  • Other Work

    • Author syndicated art column, Chicago-Tribune-New York News Syndicate, 1954-1961. Portraits exhibited in galleries, throughout United States, also, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Author: Pull Up An Easel, 1955, (with H. Goodkind) Confrontation, 1966, The Movement, 1969, To Love Again, 1977, The Artist, 1978, Cabal, 1979, Spy, 1980, Turner's Wife, 1983, Gaynor's Passion, 1985, Dirty Secrets, 1989, (as Michael Weaver) Impulse, 1993, Deceptions, 1995, The Lie, 1997.

      Also short stories.


Married Rhoda Ivy, April 15, 1942. 1 son, Mickey.

Max W. Garbo

Fannie (Deitz) Garbo

Rhoda Ivy