elisa_rolle (elisa_rolle) wrote,

It Happened Today: March 15

Anthony Bowles (1931 or 1932 - March 15, 1993): http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/3501723.html

Anthony Bowles was a leading musical director and conductor in London's West End for many years. His credits include several early Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musicals, among them Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He also worked in New York at theaters such as SoHo Rep, where he conducted his original score to the musical Mandrake in 1984. His other musical theatre works include Love in the Country (1970) and Sir Thomas More (1964).

Gerald Glaskin (December 16, 1923 - March 15, 2000): http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/2819193.html

Gerald Marcus Glaskin (16 December 1923 - 2000) was a Western Australian author. Under the pseudonym Neville Jackson, he also authored a novel about a homosexual love affair, No End To The Way (1965). Interviewed in later life about the novel, Glaskin said: "It was banned in Australia and the paperback publishers, Corgi, researched the Australian censorship laws, and discovered that the book could not be shipped to Australia. So they chartered planes and flew them in".

Howard Greenfield & Tory Damon: http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/4240442.html

Howard Greenfield's companion from the early 1960s to his death was cabaret singer Tory Damon; Greenfield died, aged 49, in Los Angeles, California in 1986 from complications due to AIDS. He was interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills). Damon died from AIDS complications just a few days later. Tory Damon died just 26 days after Greenfield and is interred in the wall crypt to his right. Damon's epitaph reads: Love Will Keep Us Together..., Greenfield's continues: ... Forever.

Kate Bornstein & Barbara Carrellas: http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/3501979.html

Kate Bornstein (born March 15, 1948) is an American author, playwright, performance artist, and gender theorist. Having been born male and then receiving gender reassignment surgery, Bornstein says, "I don't call myself a woman, and I know I'm not a man". Bornstein has also written about having anorexia, being a survivor of PTSD and being diagnosed with Borderline personality disorder. Kate and partner since 1997 Barbara Carrellas live in New York City with three cats, two dogs and a turtle.

Margaret Webster & Eva Le Gallienne: http://reviews-and-ramblings.dreamwidth.org/3345711.html

Eva Le Gallienne was an actress, producer, and director. In 1934 she met actress Marion Evensen, who became her partner of 37 years. In the late 1930s Le Gallienne became involved in a relationship with theater director Margaret Webster. Basically she was living in Connecticut with Evensen and shared an apartment in NYC with Webster. The relationship with Webster ended in 1948. At the death of Evensen in 1971, Le Gallienne was devastated, and it did not help that also Webster died 1 year later.

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Tags: gay classics, persistent voices

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