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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Anniversaries: 1533: Birth of Elizabeth I; 1838: Lighthouse keeper's daughter Grace Darling rowed a mile in stormy weather off the Northumberland coast to save four men and a woman from a shipwreck; 1860: Birth of American primitive painter 'Grandma' Moses; 1887: Birth of writer Dame Edith Sitwell; 1936: Birth of American singer Buddy Holly; 1940: London Blitz started, continuing every night until November 2; 1943: Italy surrendered to the Allies; 1956: Death of England's greatest all-round sportsman C.