As per our current Database, Frank Conroy is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Frank Conroy is 88 years, 1 months and 16 days old. Frank Conroy will celebrate 89rd birthday on a Wednesday 15th of January 2025. Below we countdown to Frank Conroy upcoming birthday.
|88 years old
|January 15, 1936 (New York)
Frank Conroy’s zodiac sign is Capricorn. According to astrologers, Capricorn is a sign that represents time and responsibility, and its representatives are traditional and often very serious by nature. These individuals possess an inner state of independence that enables significant progress both in their personal and professional lives. They are masters of self-control and have the ability to lead the way, make solid and realistic plans, and manage many people who work for them at any time. They will learn from their mistakes and get to the top based solely on their experience and expertise.
Frank Conroy was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
An American author, he is remembered for his acclaimed memoir Stop-Time, which was nominated for the National Book Award. His other works include Midair (a short story collection) and Body and Soul (a novel).
He worked as the director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa for 18 years.
He was a jazz pianist as well as a writer. In 1986 he received a Grammy Award for his jazz liner notes.
He married Maggie Lee. Born in New York, he died of colon cancer in Iowa at the age of sixty-nine.
In his book Dogs Bark, But the Caravan Rolls On: Observations Then and Now, Conroy describes playing jazz alongside Charles Mingus.