An article in the Majorca Daily Bulletin about another one of Pat and Stephanie’s early concerts.
Found in a stack of letters I’ve been saving for decades, this photocopy of a newspaper clipping from Hoja del Lunes, 18 August 1980.
Here’s another undated article from another unknown newspaper that I found in my files. Patrick, Stephanie, Vera Blum, and Barry Wiggings are all mentioned.
I’ll assume a date of 11 Apr 1980 because of the reference to the Paramusical Workshop, but I could be off by a few months or years.
An article from an unknown newspaper or magazine with the heading The Riki ‘Lash’ Lazaar Show dated 11 April 1980, praising Pat and Stephanie’s work and sensibilities. Continue reading “These Two Americans Have Made Musical Dreams Come True”
Here’s a letter from Patrick to JP dated 25 March 1980, but not actually sent until 3 November 1980.
Attached, as an image file, is a letter to Fred dated 18 March 1979 in which Patrick describes a little bit about the activities at the Deia house. Continue reading “The Music Goes On”
Here’s a two page letter from 17 February 1979 that Patrick sent to Gretchen, myself, and another sister, in which he describes the work that he and Stephanie have been putting into their house, and the music, and the writing. He also adds observations about each of us and how he longs for us to visit.
The letter concludes with a powerful final paragraph, including Continue reading “I Would Not Like to Grow Old without Knowing My Children”
Another letter recently found along with a stack of others. I’ll continue to scan and publish them as time allows.
Here’s a letter from Patrick, dated Christmas 1977 (40 years ago today), in which he describes a novel that didn’t sell and progress on another. He also declared that he loved the new space western Star Wars, which I didn’t appreciate (and still don’t, except for the technical prettiness).
Letter from Patrick to JP dated 27 April 1977 in which he described work on the Big Novel. Continue reading “You Know How Irregular My Life Is”