|For more than thirty years, storyteller and author John Stansfield has recounted stories of notable people from Colorado history. His book Writers of the American West: Multicultural Learning Encounters (Teacher Ideas Press, 2002) earned a Colorado Authors’ League Award and was a finalist for the Colorado Book Award. He wrote Enos Mills: Rocky Mountain Naturalist in 2005 for the Filter Press Now You Know Bio series. Stansfield presents a one-man show reenacting the life of Enos Mills. He teaches storytelling as a member of the adjunct faculty of the University of Colorado–Colorado Springs. |
John spends his spare time working to protect Colorado’s wild places. For these efforts, the Wilderness Society presented him an Environmental Heroes Award in 2004. He and his wife, Carol, live in Larkspur, Colorado, on the high divide between the South Platte and Arkansas Rivers at the foot of the Rocky Mountains.
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Singer and songwriter John Denver (1943-1997) was one of the most popular performing artists of the 1970's. In the ninth 'Now you Know Bio' from Filter Press, author John Stansfield tells how Denver used his musical talents to make the world a better place.
John Denver believed, "Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. No matter what language we speak, what color we are, the form of our politics, or the expression of our love and faith, music proves we are the same."
John Denver: Man for the World
Paperback: ISBN 978-0-86541-088-6
Rocky Mountain Naturalist
Paperback $ 8.95
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