Dorothy Shakespear

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Birthday
14, 1886
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 8, 1973 (87)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
14, 1886
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 8, 1973 (87)

About

Artist wife of poet Ezra Pound and daughter of fiction writer Olivia Shakespear. A painter, she was allied with a modernist art movement known as Vorticism.

Before Fame

She was educated at a boarding school in Hampshire, England and at a finishing academy in Geneva, Switzerland.

Trivia

She managed the magazine Exile, to which Ezra Pound and many other literary figures of the time contributed.

Family Life

She met Ezra Pound when she was sixteen and he was thirty-six.

Associated With

She and Pound developed a lifelong friendship with author Ernest Hemingway.

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