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John Erskine (I) (1879–1951)

Musician and writer John Erskine was born in New York City on October 5, 1879. As a child he had a strong interest in music, taking piano lessons for many years; for a time he was being taught by noted composer Edward MacDowell. Erskine graduated from Columbia University in 1900 and received his PhD in 1903. He was an English instructor at Amherst ... See full bio »

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 1968 Hélène ou La joie de vivre (TV Movie) (novel "The Private Life of Helen of Troy")
 1956 MGM Parade (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.17 (1956) ... (archive footage)
 1956 Diane (story)
 1936 The President's Mystery (story)
 1934 Bachelor of Arts (novel)
 1930 A Lady Surrenders (novel "Sincerity, a Story of Our Time")

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Novel: "Galahad". See more »

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