Jewish Women on the Map - Town where writer Gertrude Stein died
The American modernist writer Gertrude Stein died here on July 27, 1946 at the American Hospital. Stein was an international celebrity, while remaining an artistic iconoclast. She also nourished scores of other writers, artists, and musicians in her salon in Paris.
See also: "Writer Gertrude Stein dies in France" and "Gertrude Stein publishes Alice B. Toklas 'Autobiography'" in This Week in History.