Robert Turney

Robert Turney

Fellow: Awarded 1936

Field of Study: Drama and Performance Art

Fellow: Awarded 1937

Field of Study: Drama and Performance Art

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 02-17-1900

Died: 01-11-1972

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

TURNEY, ROBERT:  Appointed for creative work in the field of the drama; tenure, twelve months from May 10, 1936.

Born February 17, 1900, at Nashville, Tennessee.  Education:  Columbia University, 1919–23; University of Toronto, 1923. Studies of the theatre in Europe, 1924–29.

Publications:  Fiction and poetry in the North American Review, New York Times, Contemporary Verse.