Tag Archives: Paul Bowles

Senator Risch and Family Visit the Legation

Sunday mornings at the Legation are usually very quiet, much like the sleepy streets of Tangier. This Sunday, however, we were honored by a special visit from Idaho Senator James E. Risch and his family. Ambassador Dwight Bush came from … Continue reading

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Morocco’s Music: Archives to Archnet

Morocco’s musical heritage, soon to be accessible online.
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All Ears for Bowles’ Moroccan Music

Interest in Paul Bowles’ recordings of Morocco’s traditional music continues unabated, with a new sound exhibit opening this week in Marrakesh.
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Paul Bowles: Saving Morocco’s Music

Lynnsay Maynard, freelance American public radio producer now living in Tangier, chronicles TALIM’s work in preserving Morocco’s music recorded by Paul Bowles.
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Blue Mountain, Old Mountain: Bowles by Herrmann

Paul Bowles came alive again in Tangier last Friday, thanks to his friend and musical heir Irene Herrmann, playing the piano in a historic concert at the Legation.
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Paul Bowles and His Synthesizer

The Tangier Renaissance man – composer, novelist, ethnomusicologist – received a synthesizer from his friends in 1992, and, in his eighties, proceeded to compose music. Now the machine is on display.
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Paul Bowles’ Living Legacy in Tangier

Paul Bowles literary and musical legacy continues to inspire the production of cultural radio documentaries throughout the world, especially in Europe.
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Bowles & Kerouac and the Legation

Literary festival “Correspondances de Tanger” features Bernard Comment’s evocation of American beat writer Jack Kerouac.
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Watch the Legation on BBC

Our 200th blog post and a chance to see the Legation on BBC TV.
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Tangier 1949: Gore Vidal Ambushes Truman Capote

Arch literary enemies Gore Vidal and Truman Capote meet on the docks of Tangier.
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