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Rosamond de Kay Gilder Biography (1891-1986)
Born July 17, 1891, in Marion, MA; died in Tyringham, MA, September 5, 1986;daughter of Richard Watson (a poet and editor of The Century Magazine) and Helena (de Kay) Gilder.
- Birth Details
- July 17, 1891
- Marion, Massachusetts, United States
- Death Details
- September 5, 1986
- Tyringham, Massachusetts, United States
Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE WORK
- Editorial secretary, National Theatre Conference, 1932-36.
- director of Bureau of Research and Publication, Federal Theatre, 1934-35.
- secretary, American National Theatre and Academy, 1945-50, vice- president, 1963.
- National Theatre on the National Commission for UNESCO, 1948-54.
- founder and president, International Theatre Institute, 1947-75, honorarypresident, 1975-86.
- president, U.S. Center of the International Theatre Institute, 1963-86.
- chairman, United States delegation to the first World Conference on Theatre, Bombay, India, 1956.
- Assistant editor, associate editor, and editor-in-chief, Theatre Arts Monthly, 1945-49.
- Author of articles and essays on U.S; and international theatre.
- Editor, Letters of Richard Watson Gilder, Houghton, 1916.
- translator of Emma Calve's My Life, Appleton, 1922.
- Enter the Actress, Houghton, 1931, and second edition, "Theatre Arts," 1960.
- compiler, A Theatre Library, "Theatre Arts," 1932.
- (co-author with George Freedly) Theatre Collections in Libraries and Museums, "Theatre Arts," 1936.
- John Gielgud's Hamlet, Oxford University Press, 1937.
- (co-author with R. M. MacGregor) Stages of the World, Theatre Arts, 1949.
- editor, Theatre Arts Treasury, Theatre Arts Monthly, 1950.
- editor, Theatre Arts Anthology, Theatre Arts Monthly, 1950, second edition, 1961.
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