Mina Loy

Writer, Author

1882 – 1966

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Who was Mina Loy?

Mina Loy, born Mina Gertrude Löwry, was a British artist, poet, playwright, novelist, Futurist, actress, Christian Scientist, designer of lamps, and bohemian. She was one of the last of the first generation modernists to achieve posthumous recognition. Her poetry was admired by T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Basil Bunting, Gertrude Stein, Francis Picabia and Yvor Winters, among others.

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Born
Dec 27, 1882
London
Also known as
  • Mina Gertrude Löwry
Religion
  • Christian Science
  • Judaism
Nationality
  • England
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Sep 25, 1966
Aspen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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