Davenport, Marcia, 1903-1996Alternative names
From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated Pebble Beach, Ca., 2 May 1991, to Miss [Joan] Peyser, 1991 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992393
Author and music critic.
From the description of Marcia Davenport papers, 1929-1970 (bulk 1932-1960). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71131131
1903, June 9:
Born, New York, N.Y.
1915- 1923: Educated at Friends School, Philadelphia, Pa.; Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, Pa.; Wellesley College, Wellesley, Mass.; and received B.A. from Grenoble University, Grenoble, France
Married Frank D. Clarke (divorced 1924)
1924- 1928: Advertising copy writer, New York, N.Y.
1928- 1931: Editorial staff, The New Yorker
Married Russell W. Davenport (divorced 1946)
Published Mozart. New York, N.Y.: Scribner
1934- 1939: Music critic, Stage Magazine
Published Of Lena Geyer. New York, N.Y.: Scribner
1936- 1937: Commentator, Metropolitan Opera radio broadcasts
Active in presidential campaign of Wendell L. Willkie
1941- 1945: Active in relief work for Czechoslovakia
Published Valley of Decision. New York, N.Y.: Scribner
1945- 1948: Lived in Prague, Czechoslovakia
Published East Side, West Side. New York, N.Y.: Scribner
1950- : Lived alternately in Europe, chiefly Italy, and New York, N.Y.
Published My Brother's Keeper. New York, N.Y.: Scribner
Published Garibaldi: Father of Modern Italy. New York, N.Y.: Random House
Published The Constant Image. New York, N.Y.: Scribner
Published Too Strong for Fantasy. New York, N.Y.: Scribner
Published Jan Masaryk: Last Portrait. Panorama
1996, Jan. 16:
Died, Monterey, Calif.
From the guide to the Marcia Davenport Papers, 1929-1970, (bulk 1932-1960), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
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