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Gertrude Stein (1874–1946)

Gertrude Stein was the fifth child in the Daniel and Amelia Stein family. She grew up in a trilingual environment, spending her childhood in Vienna and Paris, then living in California. She graduated from Radcliffe College and went to the Medical School at Johns Hopkins University for 2 years. She continued her medical studies in Europe, but ... See full bio »

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 2011 Tender Buttons (Short) (writer)
 2005 Hubby/Wifey (Short)
 1988 Three Plays by Gertrude Stein (TV Short) (play)
 1988 Quest for Love (novel "Q.E.D.")
 1986 Cinema Falado (excerpt)
 1979 Opus 40 (Short) (writer)
 1970 Actor's Choice (TV Series) (various writings - 1 episode)
- When This You See Remember Me (1970) ... (various writings)
 1967 NET Playhouse (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- Yes Is for a Very Young Man (1967) ... (play)
 1954 Omnibus (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Brewsie and Willie (1954) ... (short story - segment "Brewsie and Willie")
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 1996 Paris Was a Woman (Documentary)
 1960 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
- Paris in the Twenties (1960) ... Self
 1954 The Unconquered (Documentary)
Self (in Louis Braille procession) (uncredited)

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Other Works:

Her opera, "Made by Two," was performed in a Gertrude Stein Theatre Express production at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut. William Turner was adapter, composer, director, set and lighting designer. She was also lyricist. Charles Gilbert Jr. was conductor. See more »

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1 Biographical Movie | 8 Print Biographies | 8 Portrayals | 3 Articles | See more »


5' 1" (1.55 m)

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Personal Quote:

[on success] Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something. See more »


Godmother of Jack Hemingway. See more »


The Mother Goose of Montparnasse

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