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Paul Bowles
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Born: December 30, 1910

Died: November 18, 1999 (aged 88)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Composer

Bio: Paul Frederic Bowles was an American expatriate composer, author, and translator. Following a cultured middle-class upbringing in New York City, during which he displayed a talent for music and writing, Bowles pursued his education at the University of Virginia before making various trips to Paris in the 1930s.

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