Daigon, Ruth

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DAIGON, Ruth. American (born Canada), b. 1923. Genres: Plays/Screenplays. Career: Vancouver Symphony, British Columbia, Canada, soprano soloist, 1946-48; Temple Emanuel, NYC, soloist, 1949-54; New York Pro Musica, NYC, soprano soloist, 1950-54; Columbia Records, recording artist, 1950-56; Community Church, Great Neck, NY, soloist, 1952-63; Camera Three, CBS-TV, regular appearances, 1954-56; University of Connecticut at Storrs, recital and television artist, 1963-70. Editor, Poets On: (a poetry journal), 1976-96; organizer, poetry activities, Hartford CT Festival of Arts, 1980; organizer of poetry programs for Public Broadcasting Service, 1984-86; regular participant in Bay Area poetry readings, and in the Marin Summer Poetry Festivals, 1990-; participant in international poetry festival, BBC, 1991; guest artists on KPFA Radio Poetry Hour, Berkeley, CA. Publications: Learning Not To Kill You (poems), 1976; (ed. with A. Daigon and M. Levine) Put It in Writing (anthology), 1978; On My Side of the Bed, 1980; A Portable Past, 1986; Between One Future and the Next, 1994; About a Year, 1996. Contributor of verse to poetry journals. Work represented in anthologies. Has published extensively on the internet. Address: 29 Loring Ave., Mill Valley, CA 94941, U.S.A.