Discipline: Literature

Eva Goldbeck

Discipline: Literature
MacDowell Fellowships: 1928

Novelist Eva Goldbeck (1901-1936) was born in Berlin, Germany and was the only child of political writer Eduard Goldbeck and soprano singer Lina Abardanell. The family settled in Evanston, IL and later New York City after the first World War. Goldbeck married the composer, Marc Blitzstein, in 1933.



Eva Goldbeck worked in the Garland studio.

Marian MacDowell and friends originally named this studio in memory of Anna Baetz, the nurse who helped care for Edward MacDowell in the waning years of his life. With generous support from the Garland family, the studio was renovated in 2013 and renamed the Peter and Mary Garland Studio. The inward opening, diamond-pane windows were replaced…

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