Grandma Moses

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Grandma Moses

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(Biography) the nickname of (Anna Mary Robertson) Moses

Mo•ses1

(ˈmoʊ zɪz, -zɪs)

n.
the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites out of Egypt and delivered the Law during their years of wandering in the desert.

Mo•ses2

(ˈmoʊ zɪz, -zɪs)

n.
Anna Mary Robertson ( “Grandma Moses” ), 1860–1961, U.S. painter.
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Noun1.Grandma Moses - United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961)
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It also narrates the inspiring stories of men and women who, in their sunset years, went on to become role models in their fields of endeavor, among them: American folk artist Anna Mary Robertson (aka Grandma Moses); Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw; Polish-American pianist Arthur Rubinstein; astronaut John Herschel Glen; Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross; Maestro Felix, a teacher of Dumagat children in Quezon Province; and Beatrice Buenavista Evangelista, a volunteer prison ministry worker.
By what name was the American painter Anna Mary Robertson Moses, who died in 1961 aged 101, better known?
Anna Mary Robertson was a 70-something Grandma who had 10 children and 11 grandchildren.