Louise McCrady

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About me

Gender FEMALE
Industry Education
Occupation Author, Designer-Artist, Teacher
Location West Hartford, CT, United States
Introduction Louise McCrady, the originator who created the word Shirret to describe her rug making methods, lived in Connecticut half her life, She came from Indianapolis. She was one of the first Annies when it was called Li'l Orphan Annie on the Indianapolis stage. She was a jazz singer, ran a Big Band, a book reviewer, an English teacher, an author. She graduated 5th in rank, magna cum laude, in the first class at Purdue University to admit women to the Arts and Sciences BS program.
Interests I love to shirret.
Favorite Movies Bridges of Madison County, Out of Africa, Julia.
Favorite Music Jazz and pop, good singers
Favorite Books anything by Isak Dinesen, F.Scott Fitzgerald, Boothe Tarkington, Kurt Vonnegut