Gwen Stone Biography

Gwen Stone

American

1913-2007

Biography

Gwen Stone, an artist, poet and playwright was born in 1913 in Guinevere Sasso, New York. She moved to San Francisco, California to study art where she also worked at a nightclub, hosted a radio program, did plays, sold clothes at Macy's and also worked as a doctor's assistant.

In 1937 she married Baron Karl Heinrich Sylvester Bogislav Prinz von Buchau, a radio announcer. Stone moved to Sausalito then to Siskiyou County in 1979. She taught art in the San Francisco Bay area, and also wrote and published books of poetry.

Gwen Stone died on March 26, 2007 at her bungalow in Siskiyou County.