Category: Art

Art

Larry Adler (1914-2001)

Larry Adler, harmonica virtuoso, gave concerts around the world; made many recordings; lived at James Waterman Wise house on … (Read More)

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Remington, Frederic

NUGGET #44 Remington, Frederic (1861-1909), a native of Canton, N.Y., was a noted sculptor, painter and illustrator of the American West. He studied art at Yale and went to the

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Fast, Howard

Nugget #38 Fast, Howard (1914-2003), was a high school dropout who published his first novel before he was 20; by the turn of the 21st Century, had written more than

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Fayerweather, Frederic

NUGGET #37 Fayerweather, Frederic (1860-1941), a Ridgefield native and lifelong resident, attended Florida Schoolhouse, taught at Limestone and Ridgebury Schools and went to work for Louis Comfort Tiffany; became expert

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Nelhybel, Vaclav

NUGGET #14 Nelhybel, Vaclav, (1919-1996), a native of Czechoslovakia, was a prolific composer — more than 400 of his 600-plus works have been published; many have been performed by leading

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Kendall, Marie Hartig

NUGGET #10 Kendall, Marie Hartig (1854-1943) was an early woman professional photographer in Connecticut; was taking photographs of Ridgefield from at least 1886 onward; married Dr. John Calvin Kendall; probably

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Desire Under the Elms

NUGGET #4 Desire Under the Elms: 1924 play by Eugene O’Neill (q.v.), said to have been inspired by the playwright’s time spent here. “It was not Brook Farm that inspired his

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