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Lloyd Schwartz (born November 29, 1941) is an American poet who is Frederick S. Troy Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is also Classical Music Editor of The Boston Phoenix and a regular commentator for NPR's Fresh Air.

Lloyd Schwartz was born in Brooklyn, New York, graduated from Queens College, New York in 1962 and earned his Ph.D. from Harvard in 1976.

Schwartz's most recent books of poetry are Cairo Traffic (University of Chicago Press, 2000) and the chapbook Greatest Hits 1973-2000 (Pudding House Press, 2003) , which were preceded by Goodnight, Gracie (1992) and These People (1981). He edited the collection Elizabeth Bishop and Her Art (University of Michigan Press, 1983). In 1990, he adapted These People for the Poets' Theatre in a production called These People: Voices for the Stage, which he also directed.

Schwartz was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1994 for his work with The Boston Phoenix.

Most recently, Schwartz served as co-editor of an edition of the collected works of Elizabeth Bishop for the Library of America, entitled Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, and Letters (2008).

His poems, articles, and reviews have appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, The New Republic, The Paris Review, Ploughshares, Agni, The Pushcart Prize, and The Best American Poetry. Between 1968 and 1982 he worked as an actor in the Harvard Dramatic Club, HARPO, The Pooh Players, Poly-Arts, and the NPR series The Spider's Web, playing such roles as Scrooge (A Christmas Carol), the Mock Turtle (Alice in Wonderland), Froth (Measure for Measure), Trofimov (The Cherry Orchard), Zeal-of-the-Land Busy (Bartholomew Fair), The Worm (In the Jungle of Cities), Krapp (Krapp's Last Tape), the Disciple John (Jesus: A Passion Play for Cambridge), and played a leading role in Russell Merritt's short satirical film The Drones Must Die. He also directed two operas, Ravel's L'Heure Espagnol (Boston Summer Opera Theatre) and Stravinsky's Mavra (New England Chamber Opera Group), 1972.

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Total Books: 8
Music In and On the Air
2013 - Music in and on the Air (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780989237208
ISBN-10: 0989237206
Genres: Arts & Photography, Reference, Humor & Entertainment
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Cairo Traffic
2000 - Cairo Traffic [Phoenix Poets Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780226741925
ISBN-10: 0226741923
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Cairo Traffic
2000 - Cairo Traffic [Phoenix Poets Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780226741932
ISBN-10: 0226741931
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Goodnight Gracie
1992 - Goodnight Gracie [Phoenix Poets Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780226742045
ISBN-10: 0226742040
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Goodnight Gracie
1992 - Goodnight Gracie [Phoenix Poets Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780226742052
ISBN-10: 0226742059
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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1981 - These People [Wesleyan Poetry Program] (Paperback)Hardcover
1981 - These People [Wesleyan New Poets] (Hardcover)Paperback
Greatest Hits 1973-2000 [Greatest hits series] (Other)