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Elizabeth Bishop was an American poet and short-story writer. She was Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress from 1949 to 1950, the Pulitzer Prize winner for Poetry in 1956, the National Book ...
Born: February 8, 1911, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 6, 1979, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Lived: 529 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040, USA (24.55904, -81.79362)
624 White St, Key West, FL 33040, USA (24.55904, -81.79362)
611 Frances Street
Bertha Looker’s Boardinghouse, 1312 30th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C., USA (38.90725, -77.05952)
Elizabeth Bishop House, 8740 No 2 Highway, Great Village, NS B0M, Canada (45.4165, -63.5996)
Education: Vassar College
Walnut Hill School
Buried: Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Find A Grave Memorial# 6662473
Movies: Bishopric, First Death in Nova Scotia
Parents: William Thomas Bishop, Gertrude May Bulmer

Louise Crane was a prominent American philanthropist. Crane was a friend to some of New York’s leading literary figures, including Tennessee Williams and Marianne Moore. Crane's father was Winthrop Murray Crane, an American millionaire and former governor of Massachusetts. Her mother was MoMA founder Josephine Porter Boardman. Louise smoothly moved into the role of patron of the arts. She was a prominent supporter of jazz and orchestral music, initiating a series of "coffee concerts" at MoMA and commissioning a vocal and orchestral work by Lukas Foss. She even worked representing musicians, including Mary Lou Williams. Crane met Elizabeth Bishop while classmates together at Vassar in 1930. After graduation, Bishop moved into a small apartment in Greenwich Village, New York, and worked briefly at a correspondence school. From 1935, the pair traveled extensively in Europe and in 1938, they bought a house together in Key West, Florida. While Bishop lived in Key West, Crane occasionally returned to New York. In 1941, Bishop began a six-year-long relationship with Marjorie Stevens.
Together from 1930 to 1941: 11 years.
Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 - October 6, 1979)
Louise Crane (November 11, 1913 – October 20, 1997)



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Elizabeth Bishop was an American poet and short-story writer. She was the Poet Laureate of the United States from 1949 to 1950 and the Pulitzer Prize winner for Poetry in 1956. Lota de Macedo Soares was a Brazilian aesthete who conceived and constructed the Flamengo Park in Rio de Janeiro. In 1951, Bishop travelled to South America on Norwegian freighter S.S. Bowplate, intending to stop in Brazil for only a few weeks. While in Brazil, she had an allergic reaction to the fruit of a cashew tree and was nursed back to health by her Brazilian friend, Lota de Macedo Soares. The two women fell in love and Bishop accepted Macedo Soares’s offer to build her a studio behind Macedo Soares’s Modernist house in the mountains above Petrópolis. In 1966, Bishop taught at the University of Washington in Seattle where she began a relationship with Roxanne Cumming. In 1967, Soares followed Bishop back to the United States, having recovered from an ailment with extensive hospitalization. The same day she arrived in New York, September 19, 1967, Soares committed suicide by overdosing on tranquilizers, and died several days later. Reaching for the Moon (2013) (original "Flores Raras"), directed by Bruno Barreto, tells the tragic love affair between them.
Together from 1951 to 1967: 16 years.
Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 - October 6, 1979)
Maria Carlota “Lota” Costallat de Macedo Soares (1910 – September 25, 1967)



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After Elizabeth Bishop’s death, the Elizabeth Bishop House, an artists’ retreat in Great Village, Nova Scotia, was dedicated to her memory.
Address: Elizabeth Bishop House, 8740 No 2 Highway, Great Village, NS B0M, Canada (45.4165, -63.5996)
Type: Private Property
Place
Built: Although the Bulmers bought the property in 1874, it is not known when it was built.
The Elizabeth Bishop House, also known as the Bulmer House, is an historic single-family house that today is used as an artists’ retreat in Great Village, Nova Scotia. The house is associated with Pulitzer Prize winning author Elizabeth Bishop who in her youth lived in the house each summer with her maternal grandparents, William Brown Bulmer and Elizabeth (Hutchinson) Bulmer. Bishop based many of her stories (such as "In the Village") and poems (such as "Filling Station") on aspects of Great Village and Nova Scotia. On May 21, 1997, the Bulmer House was recognized as a Nova Scotia Provincially Recognized Heritage Site for its connection to Elizabeth Bishop and her writings as well as for its architectural significance; it is a good example of a typical one-and-one-half storey Classical Revival dwelling dating from between 1800 and 1850, a type common to rural Nova Scotia.
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Who: Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979)
Elizabeth Bishop, an only child, was born in Worcester, Massachusetts. After her father, a successful builder, died when she was eight months old, Bishop’s mother became mentally ill and was institutionalized in 1916. (Bishop would later write about the time of her mother’s struggles in her short story "In The Village.") Effectively orphaned during her very early childhood, she lived with her grandparents on a farm in Great Village, Nova Scotia, a period she also referred to in her writing. Bishop’s mother remained in an asylum until her death in 1934, and the two were never reunited. Later in childhood, Bishop’s paternal family gained custody. She was removed from the care of her grandparents and moved in with her father’s wealthier family in Worcester, Massachusetts. However, Bishop was unhappy there, and her separation from her maternal grandparents made her lonely. Her time in Worcester is briefly chronicled in her poem "In The Waiting Room." In 1918, her grandparents, realizing that Bishop was unhappy living with them, sent her to live with her mother’s oldest sister, Maud Boomer Shepherdson, and her husband George. The Bishops paid Maud to house and educate their granddaughter. The Shepherdsons lived in a tenement in an impoverished Revere, Massachusetts neighborhood populated mostly by Irish and Italian immigrants. The family later moved to better circumstances in Cliftondale, Massachusetts. It was Bishop’s aunt who introduced her to the works of Victorian poets, including Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Thomas Carlyle, Robert Browning, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.



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Elizabeth Bishop came to the island in the 1930s and initially rented an apartment at 529 Whitehead Street. In 1938, she purchased a XIX century clapboard Eyebrow house at 624 White Street, where she lived until 1946. She later lived in an apartment at 611 Frances Street, which looked out across tin shanty roofs and palm trees.
Address: 624 White St, Key West, FL 33040, USA (24.55904, -81.79362)
Type: Private Property
National Register of Historic Places: The Armory (600 White St.), 71000243, 1971
Place
In a letter to Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop describes her surroundings: “I have one Key West story that I must tell you. It is more like the place than anything I can think of. The other day I went to the china closet to get a little white bowl to put some flowers in and when I was rinsing it I noticed some little black specks. I said to Mrs. Almyda, “I think we must have mice” – but she took the bowl over to the light and studied it and after a while she said, “No, them’s lizard.”” “It is very well made, with slightly arched beams so that it looks either like a ship’s cabin or a freight car.” The house was located right on the beach and was to Bishop “perfectly beautiful… inside and out.” Bishop’s first volume of poems, “North and South,” was published during the time she lived in Key West.
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Who: Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979) and Louise Crane (1913–1997)
Elizabeth Bishop was a poet and short-story writer. Poet Laureate of the United States from 1949 to 1950, the Pulitzer Prize winner for Poetry in 1956, the National Book Award winner in 1970, and the recipient of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 1976. She lived in France for several years in the mid-1930s with a friend from Vassar, Louise Crane, who was a paper-manufacturing heiress. In 1938, Elizabeth Bishop and Louise Crane purchased a house in Key West. Bishop lived at this residence off and on for the next nine years, first with Crane, then with a subsequent lover, Marjorie Stevens. While living there Bishop made the acquaintance of Pauline Pfeiffer Hemingway, who had divorced Ernest Hemingway in 1940.



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From 1949 to 1950, Elizabeth Bishop was the Consultant in Poetry for the Library of Congress, and lived at Bertha Looker’s Boardinghouse, 1312 30th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C., in Georgetown.
Address: 1312 30th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C., USA (38.90725, -77.05952)
Type: Private Property
Place
Built in 1868
The Grafton Tyler Double House located at 1312 & 1314 30th Street, NW in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., a Second Empire duplex, is a contributing property to the Georgetown Historic District and valued at $5,601,610. From 1949 to 1950, Poet Laureate of the United States Elizabeth Bishop lived at the address (then known as Bertha Looker’s Boardinghouse.)
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Who: Elizabeth Bishop (February 8, 1911 – October 6, 1979)
Jane Dewey drove Elizabeth Bishop down to Washington on 12 September, 1949, and she moved into Bertha Looker’s all-female boardinghouse (“no gentlemen callers”) right away. Elizabeth pronounced it okay but asked a Washington acquaintance to help her look for an apartment; there were “too many ladies” at Miss Locker’s. In her first week in Washington, Elizabeth worked part time with Leonie Adams, hoping to ensure a smooth transition from one consultant to the next. In the afternoon, she visited and fell in love with the Phillips Collection, a private museum holding a wonderful group of paintings, French impressionists and others, including Renoir’s Luncheon of the Boating Party and a couple of Daumiers that Elizabeth said later made her feel as if her entire life had been wasted. On Monday, September 19, she sat behind the consultant’s desk alone for the first time. Her secretary, Phyllis Armstrong, quickly became a confidante, and together – with much more work done by Armstrong, one surmises – they kept the office running.



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At Hope Cemetery (119 Webster St, Worcester, MA 01603) is buried Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979), American poet and short-story writer. Poet Laureate of the United States from 1949 to 1950 and Pulitzer Prize winner for Poetry in 1956.



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Adolf von Hildebrand was a German sculptor.
Born: October 6, 1847, Marburg, Germany
Died: January 18, 1921, Munich, Germany
Education: Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg
Academy of Fine Arts, Munich
Books: The problem of form in painting and sculpture
Children: Dietrich von Hildebrand
Lived: Maria-Theresia-Straße 23, 81675 München, Germany
Buried: Kirchhof Oberföhring, Oberfohring, Münchener Stadtkreis, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany

Hans von Marees was a German painter. He mainly painted country scenes in a realistic style. Marees' lifelong companion was art theorist and critic Konrad Fiedler, who, in his Kunstwissenschaft, created the theory of pure form, rejecting the concepts of Beauty and Art. However, Marees also had an 8 years love affair with sculptor Adolph von Hildebrand. In 1869, von Marees visited France, the Netherlands and Spain with Fiedler. He served in military in the Franco-Prussian War (1870–71) and then lived in Berlin and Dresden for a while. In 1873, he decorated the library walls of the newly built German Marine Zoological Institute in Naples, Italy with von Hildebrand. In 1877, von Hildebrand married Irene Schäuffelen. A painting by von Marees immortalized this event, with Irene in the middle of von Marees and von Hildebrand, with von Hildebrand reaching out to von Marees. Von Marees spent the last years of his life in Rome, supported by Fiedler. He died there in 1887, at the age of 49, and was buried in the Protestant Cemetery.
They met in 1866 and remained friends until Marees’ death in 1887: 21 years.
Hans von Marees (December 24, 1837 - June 5, 1887)
Konrad Fiedler (September 23, 1841 - June 3, 1895)



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Adolf von Hildebrand (1847–1921) is one of the most important neoclassical sculptors. Its marble monuments, busts and sculptures inspired by antiquity are among the best artistic achievements of German idealism: the Wittelsbach fountain at the Lehnbachplatz, the Father-Rhine fountain at Ludwigsbrücke, the equestrian statue of the Prince Regent Luitpold and the Hubertusbrunnen at the end of the Nymphenburger canal. After studying at Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Adolf von Hildebrand first traveled to Italy in 1867 and there met German philosophers and art theorists whose aesthetic theories greatly inspired him. Florentine Renaissance sculpture became his point of reference, and in 1872 he moved to Italy. Not until an 1884 exhibition in Berlin did his work come to the attention of a wider public in Germany. Seven years later, Hildebrand received his first large commission, for a fountain in Munich, whose completion brought him general recognition and numerous commissions. From then until the beginning of WWI, he divided his time between Florence and Munich. In 1898 Adolf von Hildebrand and his family moved in the newly built estate in Maria-Theresia-Straße 23. He died on October 18, 1921 aged 73 years in Munich and is buried in the cemetery of St. Lorenz at Oberföhring (Muspillistraße 14, 81925 München, Germany). His heirs, his son Dr. Dietrich von Hildebrand and one of his daughters Irene Georgii, sold the Hildebrandhaus to the author Elisabeth Braun in 1934.



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George Henry Boker was an American poet, playwright, and diplomat.
Born: October 6, 1823, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 2, 1890, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Education: Princeton University
People also search for: Thomas Buchanan Read, Henry Taylor, Sculley Bradley
Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA, Plot: Section A, Lot 91

Bayard Taylor was an American poet, literary critic, translator, and travel author. Taylor had a close relationship with poet/diplomat George Henry Boker, founder of Nassau Monthly. Taylor was famous for his books about the Gold Rush in California, including Eldorado and California Life. He also wrote about passionate relationships between men, including Twin Love and the poem To a Persian Boy. Joseph and His Friend is considered the first American novel to deal with gay feelings. It recounts an intimate friendship between two men and is believed to be inspired by the poets Fitz-Greene Halleck and Joseph Rodman Drake, who died in young age: during a train ride Joseph Asten's eyes settle on a stranger, passenger Philip Held. Feeling his stare, Philip looks back. “[t]he usual reply to such a gaze is an unconscious defiance…but the look which seems to answer, 'We are men, let us know each other!' is, alas! Too rare in this world.” In time, yielding to “manly love...as tender and true as the love of woman,” they kiss. Yet, Joseph finds a potential bride, leaving Philip “vicariously happy, warmed in [his] lonely sphere by the far radiation of [Joseph's] nuptial bliss.”
They met in 1848, friends until Bayard Taylor’s death in 1878: 30 years
Bayard Taylor (January 11, 1825 – December 19, 1878)
George Henry Boker (October 6, 1823 - January 2, 1890)



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At Laurel Hill Cemetery (3822 Ridge Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19132) is buried George Henry Boker (1823-1890), American poet, playwright, and diplomat. Bayard Taylor and Richard Henry Stoddard would be long-lasting friends. Also buried here is Anna Lukens (1844-1917), graduated from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, in 1870. A member of the class attending clinics in the Pennsylvania Hospital, November, 1869, when the students from the Woman's Medical College were hissed by the male members of the clinic. Miss Lukens and a Miss Brumall led the line of women students who passed out of the hospital grounds amid the jeers and insults of the male students, who even threw stones and mud at them, but these brave women were not discouraged by such conduct and might be considered to have blazed the way for other women who today enjoy the privilege.



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