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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  David Anthony Witter  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: in Miller, Indiana


Illinois Connection

David grew up in Lincoln Park in the '70's. He graduated from Columbia College (B. A. in writing), and Northeastern Illinois University (B. A. in education).

Biographical and Professional Information

David Anthony Witter is a Chicago based writer, photographer, and teacher of English and Special Education. Besides Oldest Chicago, his work has appeared in the Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, Living Blues, New City ,Fra Noi The Chicago Reader, The Bay Area Music Magazine, and entries in the Italian-American Experience, an Encyclopedia and BluesSpeak, The Best of the Chicago Blues Annual. Upcoming works include Be-Bop, Swing, and Bella Musica, The History of Italians in Jazz, with William Dal Cerro.

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