Paul Bowles

Paul Bowles

Birth
Jamaica, Queens County, New York, USA
Death 18 Nov 1999 (aged 88)
Tangier, Tanger-Tetouan, Morocco
Burial Lakemont, Yates County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 10542065 · View Source
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American Author. He lived in Tangier (Morocco) from 1947 and remained as an artist who evoked an atmosphere of dark, arabian streets, hashish and drug-induced visions. He is best remembered for his book "The Sheltering Sky," filmed by Bernardo Bertolucci. He was also a composer, and in 1936 he wrote a musical score for Orson Welles, and later works by William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams and others. He was married to Jane Bowles, a novelist and playwright who died in 1973. Among his other works are "Let It Come Down," "The Spider's House" and "Without Stopping: An Autobiography." He was cremated and his ashes were buried near the graves of his parents and grandparents on November 1, 2000.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 28 Feb 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10542065
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paul Bowles (30 Dec 1910–18 Nov 1999), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10542065, citing Lakemont Cemetery, Lakemont, Yates County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .