- Category : Entertain-Music-Composer/Arranger
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (16)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Demands 2
American writer, novelist, musician, composer and critic who is often considered the first American existentialist. In the '90s, he was the subject of a Bertolucci film. Bowles was the author of "The Sheltering Sky," for which he researched the music and did the film score.
He died November 18, 1999 in Tangier, Morocco of a heart attack. He was 88.