BUTTERWORTH, EMMA JOSEFA MACALIK, 1928-2003

Biography:

Dancer; calligrapher. Born– about 1928, Vienna, Austria. Parents– Josef and Olga (Pomaisel) Macalik. Married– William E. Butterworth, July 12, 1950, came to the United States in 1955; naturalized in 1958. Children– Three. Member of the Corps de Ballet of the Vienna State Opera Company, 1936-1944. Attended the University of Vienna, 1945-1950; beginning in 1947, was a calligrapher, engrosser, and illuminator.¬† Honors; Alabama Library Association, Alabama Author’s Award, 1984. Died 2003.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online and jacket to As the Waltz Was Ending.

Publication(s):

As the Waltz Was Ending. Chicago; Four Winds Press, 1982.

The Complete Book of Calligraphy. Philadelphia; Lippincott, 1980.