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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 O 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)
 1970 Gertrude Stein: When This You See, Remember Me (Documentary)
 1960 The Twentieth Century (TV Series documentary)
- Paris in the Twenties (1960) ... Herself
 1954 The Unconquered (Documentary)
Herself (in Louis Braille procession) (uncredited)

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Other Works:

(7/30/09) Novel: "Three Lives". NOTE: She had been turned down by several publisher, and arranged with New York's Grafton Press to publish the book at her own expense, at the then astronomical cost of $660 for the first 500 copies. See more »

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8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 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 »


Was of German-Jewish ancestry. See more »


The Mother Goose of Montparnasse

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