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Joseph Papp

Joseph PappAKA Joseph Papirofsky

Born: 22-Jun-1921
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 31-Oct-1991
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - Prostate
Remains: Buried, Baron Hirsch Cemetery, Port Richmond, NY

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Theater Director

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder, New York Shakespeare Festival

Military service: US Navy (WWII, discharge 1946)

Father: Samuel Papirofsky
Mother: Yetta
Sister: Rhoda
Brother: Phillip
Sister: Anna
Girlfriend: Irene Ball
Daughter: Barbara Mosser (b. 1945)
Wife: Peggy
Son: Anthony Papp ("Tony", dau. of Peggy, jewelry designer, d. 1-Jun-1991 AIDS)
Daughter: Miranda Adani
Wife: Gail Merrifield (wife #4)

    University: Actor's Laboratory Theatre, Hollywood (1946-48)

    Lithuanian Ancestry
    Polish Ancestry
    Jewish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Bell's Palsy

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Is the subject of books:
Joe Papp: An American Life, 1994, BY: Helen Epstein

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