Gertrude Abercrombie
1909–1977

Introduction

Gertrude Abercrombie (February 17, 1909 – July 3, 1977) was an American painter based in Chicago. Called "the queen of the bohemian artists", Abercrombie was involved in the Chicago jazz scene and was friends with musicians such as Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Sarah Vaughan, whose music inspired her own creative work.

Wikidata identifier

Q55192

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Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, painter

ULAN identifier

500002434

Names

Gertrude Abercrombie

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