Paul Bowles (Paul Bowles)

Paul Bowles

American Author. He lived in Tangier (Morocco) from 1947 and remained as an artist who evoked an atmosphere of dark, arabian streets, hashish and drug-induced visions. He is best remembered for his book “The Sheltering Sky,” filmed by Bernardo Bertolucci.  He was also a composer, and in 1936 he wrote a musical score for Orson Welles, and later works by William Saroyan, Tennessee Williams and others. He was married to Jane Bowles, a novelist and playwright who died in 1973. Among his other works are “Let It Come Down,” “The Spider’s House” and “Without Stopping: An Autobiography.” He was cremated and his ashes were buried near the graves of his parents and grandparents on November 1, 2000. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni)  Family links:  Spouse:  Jane Bowles (1917 – 1973)* *Calculated relationship


  • December, 30, 1910
  • USA


  • November, 11, 1999


  • Lakemont Cemetery
  • USA

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