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Oral history interview with Kahlil Gibran, 1972 Mar. 23-Apr. 21

Gibran, Kahlil, 1922-2008

Painter, Inventor, Writer, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 1 Sound tape reel, 5 in.; 52 Pages, Transcript

Summary: An interview of Kahlil Gibran conducted 1972 Mar. 23-Apr. 21, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Kahlil Gibran (1922-2008) was a sculptor and writer from Boston, Mass. His cousin and namesake wrote "The Prophet".


This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

Language Note

English .

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