Watts, Mark

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Name
Watts, Mark Gender: M
Mark Dewitt Watts
born on 31 July 1953 at 02:43 (= 02:43 AM )
Place Mill Valley, California, 37n54, 122w33
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 07°53' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 15°00 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 22°07'



Biography

American archivist from a noted family, the eldest son of British philosopher Alan Watts. Following his father's death in 1973, Mark Watts founded the Alan Watts Organization, which houses his father's archive and promotes his teachings. He serves as curator of his father's audio, video and film works and has published content of some of his spoken lectures in print format. He transcribes and edits his father's work and in 2020 published the book, Just So: Money, Materialism, and the Ineffable, Intelligent Universe (Sounds True).

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • child->parent relationship with Watts, Alan (born 6 January 1915)

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes his father Alan Watt's letter to his parents, dated 8 August 1953, Mill Valley, transcribed in The Collected Letters of Alan Watts (New World Library, 2018), page 304: "He was born at 2:43 am on July 31st..."

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Son of philosopher Alan Watts)
  • Vocation : Education : Librarian (Curator of father's archive)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor