Sanford Friedman

Born in New York City, Sanford Friedman (1928–2010) was an American novelist and playwright, who taught writing at Juilliard. After graduating from the Carnegie Institute of Technology, he served in the army in Korea from 1951 to 1953, where he was awarded a Bronze Star. His 1961 novel, Totempole, and his never-before-published Conversations with Beethoven will both be available as NYRB Classics in Fall 2014.

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