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Robert Kotlowitz, American writer, editor. Recipient Edward Lewis Wallant award for novel, 1972, National Jewish Book award, 1972, National Emmy award, 1973; senior fellow Freedom Forum, Columbia University, 1993; fellow American Academy, Berlin, 1998. Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member Century Association.

Background

Kotlowitz, Robert was born on November 21, 1924 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Max and Debra (Kaplan) Kotlowitz.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins, 1947;preparatory diploma, Peabody Conservatory Music, 1941.

Career

Associate editor, Pocket Books, Inc., 1950-1955;Associate editor, Discovery, 1952-1955;manager press and information, Radio Corporation of America Victor Records, 1955-1960;senior editor, Show magazine, 1960-1964;senior editor, Harper's magazine, 1965-1967;managing editor, Harper's magazine, 1967-1971;senior vice-president, director programming, Station W National Educational Television/ Channel 13, New York City, 1971-1991;editorial advisor, Station W National Educational Television/ Channel 13, New York City, since 1991. Guest lecturer Queen's College, 1954-1955. Author monthly column PerformingArts, since 1966.

Works

Membership

Served with infantry Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Member Century Association.

Connections

Married Carol Naomi Leibowitz, October 15, 1950. Children– Alexander William, Daniel Justin.

father:
Max Kotlowitz

mother:
Debra (Kaplan) Kotlowitz

spouse:
Carol Naomi Leibowitz

children:
Alexander William Kotlowitz

Daniel Justin Kotlowitz