Hal Schaefer (1925-2012)

Jazz pianist who was romantically linked to Marilyn Monroe

Back to My Roots

After my grandparents came to America, they changed our name. Decades later, I changed it back—and rediscovered a lost history.

Née

Shivah Stars

Our Greatest Conquests

(They converted)

Pen Pal

In his letters, Saul Bellow was thoughtful, eloquent, feisty—and quite possibly at his most Jewish

Disconcerting Wipeout

How marrying Marilyn Monroe ruined Arthur Miller’s genius

His Back Pages

A forgotten collaboration connects Bob Dylan to Hollywood

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