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Robert Bruce Makinson, American writer. Member St. Charles Borromeo Church, Brooklyn; Member American Society Composers, Authors and Publishers, Comedy Writers Association (board directors since 1977), Songwriters & Lyricists Club (board directors since 1985), Carnegians (past president New York chapter), Toastmasters, International Platform Association.

Background

Makinson, Robert Bruce was born on December 7, 1929 in New York City. Son of Bruce and Marie (Duplant) Makinson.

Education

Student, New York University, Juilliard School Music.

Career

Clerk, Belgian American Banking Corporation, New York City, 1948;music copyist, Pro-Art Public Company. New York City, 1952;office manager, Comet Messenger Svc., New York City, 1955;music teacher, New York Schools of Music, New York City, 1957;nightclub pianist, New York City, 1960;comedy writer, New York City, since 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (newsletter) Latest Jokes, since 1974.

Membership

Member St. Charles Borromeo Church, Brooklyn. Member American Society Composers, Authors and Publishers, Comedy Writers Association (board directors since 1977), Songwriters & Lyricists Club (board directors since 1985), Carnegians (past president New York chapter), Toastmasters, International Platform Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: songwriting, philosophy, walking.

Connections

father:
Bruce Makinson

mother:
Marie (Duplant) Makinson