Purser, John W(hitley)

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PURSER, John W(hitley)

PURSER, John W(hitley). Scottish, b. 1942. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Music. Career: Freelance writer and composer, 1965-. Cello Tutor, Lanarkshire County Council, 1964-67; Freelance lectr., Glasgow University Extramural Dept., 1965-77; Freelance Music Critic, The Scotsman, 1967-70; Director, Scottish International, 1968-70, and Occasional Words Ltd., 1969; Manager, Scottish Music Information Centre, 1984-88. Publications: POETRY: The Counting Stick, 1976; A Share of the Wind, 1980; Amoretti, 1985. OTHER: Is the Red Light On?, 1987; The Literary Works of Jack B. Yeats, 1990; Scotland's Music, 1992; Carver, 1992. Address: 3 Drinan, by Elgol, Isle of Skye IV49 9BG, Scotland.