Lowell, Edith (1884 - 1969)
Genre: Drama/Theatre/Film, Short Stories
Edith Lowell was a "Renaissance Woman" of sorts. She was a proficient violinist, composer, playwright and author but could also swing a hammer with the best of them, building her own studio in Gorham.
She was a native of Portland, attended several schools, including the private schools Bellow and Waynflete, and the Northeastern Institute of Musical Pedagogy. She taught music in Bar Harbor public schools and served as supervisor of music in Gorham schools.
She wrote plays, operettas and humorous monologues for radio as well as short stories.
- A Portrait of Mankind: A One-Act Play (1925)
- "To a Wild Rose": A Poetic Play to be Given with Incidental Music by Edward MacDowell (1930)
- Anton Dvorak: A Poetic Play to be Given with Incidental Music by Dvorak (1930)
- Runaway Robots: (The Three Strange Visitors) (1931)
- Moment Pathetique: A Poetic Play to be Given with Incidental Music by Tschaikovsky (1931)
- Moment Musical: A Poetical Play to be Given with Incidental Music by Schubert (1931)