Grace Hall Hemingway
(1872 - 1951)
Grace Hall Hemingway was active/lived in Illinois, Massachusetts. Grace Hemingway is known for landscape painting.
Biography Grace Hall Hemingway
GRACE HALL HEMINGWAY (1872-1951) was an accomplished concert singer and voice teacher, and late in life also a proficient painter. However, many would say her primary claim to fame is as the mother of the celebrated writer Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961). Grace was a pivotal person in Ernest's life, because, as author Bernice Kert observed, "he was so much like her in creative, driven to excel...." (11). Grace's artistic pursuits, and her belief that creativity plays an important role in people's lives, clearly influenced her son Ernest, and his five siblings, all of whom excelled in the creative arts. As Ernest's sister Madelaine later recalled, their mother was "the buoyant, creative one in the family, much like Ernie" (cited in Kert 37
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