Marcia Davenport, Praha Hradcany, CZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dáin & Olík
N 50° 05.302 E 014° 23.603
33U E 456605 N 5548632
Quick Description: Pametni deska Marcie Davenport, americke spisovatelky. / Memorial of Marcia Davenport, american woman writer.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/22/2011 3:57:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMB14G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
Views: 120

Long Description:
Marcia Davenport (June 9, 1903 — January 16, 1996) was an American author and music critic. She was born Marcia Glick in New York City on June 9, 1903, the daughter of Bernard Glick and the opera singer Alma Gluck.

She also wrote several popular novels, notably The Valley of Decision, a saga which traces the Scott family, prototypical owners of an iron works in Pittsburgh, from 1873 to the events of World War II. Davenport lived in Pittsburgh shortly after her first marriage, later using that background, along with further research on the steel industry, for the 788-page bestseller.

Her memoir Too Strong for Fantasy (1967) describes the people, the music, the places and the political forces which shaped her life. Of particular interest is her telling of the events leading up to the death of the Czech diplomat and foreign minister Jan Masaryk in the Czernin Palace in Prague in 1948 and of her close relationship with Masaryk over many years.
(wikipedia)

Memorial says that: Marcia Davenport an american women writer lived in this house in the years 1947 - 1948
Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: [Web Link]

Location: Loretanska street

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