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Montresor, Beni

    Beni Montresor was born on March 31, 1926 in Bussoleno, Italy. He worked as a newspaper film critic, author of radio plays, and set designer in Italy before moving to the United States in 1960.  He continued to work as a set and costume designer for operas and musicals and began writing and […]


de Regniers, Beatrice Schenk

Beatrice Schenk de Regniers was born in Lafayette, Indiana. She studied social work administration at the University of Chicago and earned her M.Ed. in 1941 from Winnetka Graduate Teachers’ College. After doing social work for several years, she was sent to the Sinai Peninsula to a Yugoslav refugee camp, constructing a kindergarten and teaching American folk […]