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PAUL BOWLES:  GALLERIES OF PHOTOGRAPHS

 

RETURN TO NEW YORK, 1995, Part Two

 

Reception at Phillip Ramey's New York Penthouse on September 21, 1995

 

On Paul Bowles' rare and final visit to New York City in September 1995, he was able to see some of his closest friends: Claude Nathalie Thomas from Paris, his preferred French translator, the Guatemalan writer Rodrigo Rey Rosa, his literary protégé and literary heir, the novelist and screenplay writer Gavin Lambert from Hollywood, California, who had lived in Tangier for 15 years, and Joseph A. McPhillips III, the executor of his estate. Others present were the composer and writer Ned Rorem, pianist Gustavo Romero, Ira Cohen's son Raphael Aladdin Cohen, and Allen Hibbard.

 

Paul Bowles greets the guests.

 

Rodrigo Rey Rosa and Paul Bowles

Paul Bowles greets two composers.

 

On the terrace: Raphael Aladdin Cohen, Joe McPhillips, Gavin Lambert, Phillip Ramey and Allen Hibbard

 

Claude Nathalie Thomas, Joe McPhillips and Gavin Lambert, three of Paul Bowles' closest friends during the last decades of his life.

Return to New York, 1995previous (Part One); next (Part Three); Part Four. Return to galleries.

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