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Buried: Mount Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA
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Carl Van Vechten was an American writer and photographer. He first married his longtime friend Anna Snyder and divorced in 1912. He wed actress Fania Marinoff in 1914. In 1919, he began a long-term relationship with Donald Angus, a 19-year-old lover of opera, who regularly accompanied the writer to nightclubs and parties in Harlem. Even after the intensity of their sexual relationship had cooled, Angus remained a close friend, not only of Van Vechten but also of his wife, until her death in 1971. Van Vechten also had a relationship with Mark Lutz, a journalist based in Virginia, with whom he exchanged daily letters for 33 years. He had one other long-lasting affair, with Saul Mauriber, a decorator and designer who eventually became his assistant and remained in this capacity for twenty years. Mauriber donated part of Carl Van Vechten’s archive to the Library of Congress, an invaluable contribution to LGBT history researcher.
They met in 1919 and remained friends until Van Vechten’s death in 1964: 45 years.
Carl Van Vechten (June 17, 1880 – December 21, 1964)
Donald Angus (April 14, 1900 – December 7, 1982)
Mark Lutz (1901-1968)
Saul Mauriber (May 21, 1915 - February 12, 2003)

Days of Love edited by Elisa Rolle
ISBN-13: 978-1500563325
ISBN-10: 1500563323
Release Date: September 21, 2014
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At Mount Carmel Cemetery (83-45 Cypress Hills St, Glendale, NY 11385) is buried Saul Mauriber (1915 2003), Carl Van Vechten's long time assistant/romantic partner and executor. Also Harold Clurman (1901–1980), American theatre director and drama critic, "one of the most influential in the United States", is buried here. He was most notable as one of the three founders of the New York City's Group Theatre (1931–1941). He directed more than 40 plays in his career and, during the 1950s, was nominated for a Tony Award as director for several productions. In addition to his directing career, he was drama critic for The New Republic (1948–52) and The Nation (1953–1980), helping shape American theater by writing about it. Clurman wrote seven books about the theatre, including his memoir “The Fervent Years: The Group Theatre And The Thirties” (1961). At the age of twenty, he moved to France to study at the University of Paris. There he shared an apartment with the young composer Aaron Copland.

Queer Places, Vol. 1 edited by Elisa Rolle
ISBN-13: 978-1532901904
ISBN-10: 1532901909
Release Date: July 24, 2016
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