Dorothy Baker

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Birthday
21, 1907
Birthplace
Montana
Death Date
Jul 17, 1968 (61)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1907
Birthplace
Montana
Death Date
Jul 17, 1968 (61)

About

An American writer, she is best known for her 1938 novel, Young Man with a Horn, which is based on the life of musician Bix Beiderbecke. Her other works include Our Gifted Son (1948) and Cassandra at the Wedding (1962).

Before Fame

She studied at the University of California, Los Angeles.

Trivia

She received a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Family Life

She married Howard Baker in 1930.

Associated With

Her novel, Young Man with a Horn, was made into a film starring Kirk Douglas.