Roger Angell’s second wife: Who was Carol Rogge Angell?
Roger Angell, the elegant and thoughtful baseball writer who was widely considered among the best America has produced, died on Friday at his home in Manhattan. He was 101.
Roger Angell, born on September 19, 1920, was an American essayist known for his writing on sports, especially baseball.
He was a regular contributor to The New Yorker and was its chief fiction editor for many years.
Before Roger Angell’s death, he married Carol Rogge Angell after splitting with Evelyn Baker Angell
Who was Carol Rogge Angell?
Carol Rogge Angell was the second wife of Roger Angell. Carol Rogge Angel, is a legendary, widely admired, and much-loved teacher of reading and learning skills at The Brearley School.
Carol died on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at her home in Manhattan of metastatic breast cancer, at the age of 73.
Born in New York, she was a graduate of the Garden School, in Queens, Bucknell University, and the Columbia Graduate School of Education. Shifting careers after employment as a copy editor with American Heritage Magazine and the Bollingen Series, she came to Brearley in 1980, joining the Department of Reading and Testing (now the Department of Learning Skills), which specializes in intensive work with beginning readers. She served as chairman of the department from 1997 to 2006 but continued as a teacher there until last fall.
Carol Rogge Angell and her husband, Roger Angell had one son togehter called John Henry Angell.