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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 Quest for Love (novel "Q.E.D.")
 1988 Three Plays by Gertrude Stein (TV Short) (play)
 1986 Cinema Falado (excerpt)
 1970 Actor's Choice (TV Series) (various writings - 1 episode)
- When This You See Remember Me (1970) ... (various writings)
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 1996 Paris Was a Woman (Documentary)
 1954 The Unconquered (Documentary)
Herself (in Louis Braille procession) (uncredited)

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Other Works:

Book: "A Circular Play". See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | See more »


5' 1" (1.55 m)

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[on imagination] It takes a lot of time being a genius--you have to sit around so much doing nothing. See more »


Her older brother Leo Stein moved to London in 1902, and she followed a few months later. They moved together to Paris in 1903, where they settled on the Left Bank, and shared a house and collected art together until 1914. See more »


The Mother Goose of Montparnasse

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