Josephine Russell Erwin Clay Origin/Culture/Country: American
Josephine Russell Erwin Clay: was one of the first significant woman thoroughbred horse breeders in America and a writer. She was also known as Josephine Deborah Russell, Mrs. Eugene Erwin, Josephine Erwin, Mrs. John M. Clay, and Josephine Clay. The Clay Family invited her and her thr
Josephine Lang Origin/Culture/Country: German
Josephine Lang: was a German composer. Fortunate enough to be born into a family rich with musical talent, Josephine Lang was the daughter of Theodor Lang, a violinist, and Regina Hitzelberger, opera singer. Her mother taught young Josephine how to play piano, and from age five it became apparent that Josephine possessed great potential as a composer. As early as age eleven Josephine started giving piano lessons herself. Through her godfather, Joseph Stieler, Josephine was exposed to some of the greatest artists of her time. Both Felix Mendelssohn and Ferdinand Hiller went to great lengths to ensure that Lang learned the proper theory for song-writing, and used their connections to publish Lang's music. Even Robert Schumann published a song of Josephineâ€™s in Neue Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Musik in 1838.
Josephine Eveline McKim Origin/Culture/Country: American
Josephine Eveline McKim: was a champion American swimmer who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics and 1932 Summer Olympics.
Josephine Sticker Origin/Culture/Country: Austrian
Josephine Sticker: was an Austrian freestyle swimmer who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Josephine Meckseper Origin/Culture/Country: German
Josephine Meckseper: is a German artist based in New York. Meckseper, also publisher of the FAT Magazine, addresses questions about the politics of power and the propagation of political ideas as commodity. Her work has been exhibited at important galleries and museums including the Oldenburger Kunstverein and Kunsthalle Nuernberg in Germany, the Museum fur Gegenwartskunst in Zurich, Switzerland, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, at The Royal Academy in London, and the 2005 Biennale dâ€™Art Contemporain de Lyon in France. In 2007 a major retrospective on her work was shown at the Museum of Arts in Stuttgart.[3