Glenway Wescott

Glenway Wescott

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Death 22 Feb 1987 (aged 85)
Burial Cremated, Other, Specifically: Ashes buried in the small farmer's graveyard hidden behind a rock wall and trees at the farm at Haymeadows (New Jersey).
Memorial ID 13740685 · View Source
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Author. He was born in Kewaskum (Wisconsin). He associated as a young writer with Hemingway, Stein, and Fitzgerald in 1920s Paris and subsequently was a central figure in New York's artistic and gay communities. But he is fondly remembered for his books The Pilgrim Hawk, Apartment in Athens and The Grandmothers. Also he became a longtime member and was once president of the American Academy-Institute of Arts and Letters. He was cremated and his ashes buried with the ashes of his lover for 70 years, Monroe Wheeler, a curator for the Museum of Modern Art.

Bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 26 Mar 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13740685
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Glenway Wescott (11 Apr 1901–22 Feb 1987), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13740685, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Other, who reports a Ashes buried in the small farmer's graveyard hidden behind a rock wall and trees at the farm at Haymeadows (New Jersey)..