Alice B. Toklas

Born Apr 30, 1877

Alice B. Toklas was an American-born member of the Parisian avant-garde of the early 20th century.

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1877 Birth Born on April 30, 1877.


1907 30 Years Old Toklas met Gertrude Stein in Paris on September 8, 1907, the day she arrived there from San Francisco after the devastating 1906 San Francisco earthquake. … Read More


1933 56 Years Old Acting as Stein's confidante, lover, cook, secretary, muse, editor, critic, and general organizer, Toklas remained a background figure, chiefly living in the shadow of Stein, until the publication by Stein of Toklas' "memoirs" in 1933 under the teasing title The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas. … Read More


1946 69 Years Old 1 More Event
W. G. Rogers wrote in his memoir of the couple, published in 1946, that Toklas "was a little stooped, somewhat retiring and self-effacing. … Read More
1954 77 Years Old In 1954 Toklas published The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook, a book that mixes reminiscences and recipes. … Read More
1963 86 Years Old In 1963 Toklas published her autobiography What Is Remembered, which ends abruptly with the death of Gertrude Stein. … Read More
1967 90 Years Old Died on March 7, 1967.
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