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Dora Gordine

Full name: Dora Gordine (Gordin-) (-Hare)
Original name: Дора Гордин
Gender: Female
Born: April 13, 1895 in Liepāja, Liepāja, Latvia
Died: December 29, 1991 in Kingston-upon-Thames, Greater London, Great Britain
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Art Competitions


British sculptor Dora Gordine later gave various years and places of her birth, for instance 1906 in St. Petersburg. These data still appear in many sources. Probably, she was born in 1895 in Liepaja, Latvia to Jewish parents and grew up in Estonia. There, she first met various artists and exhibited her first sculptures. Gordine studied music and art in Paris in 1924. During the following years, she exhibited successfully in Paris and London. Later, she went to Singapore and married her first husband, medical officer Dr. George Herbert Garlick, automatically being awarded British citizenship. She left Singapore and her husband in 1935. After her marriage to Gilbert Richard Hare in the following year, she moved to London where she was introduced to London’s higher society, and whose members became her exemplars. The manor that was built for Dora and Richard Hare, called Dorich House, was turned into a museum. Two of her siblings, Nicholas and Anna, were murdered in Tallinn in 1941 by the Nazis.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 53 London Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues Great Britain GBR AC

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 53 London Art Competitions Great Britain Final Standings AC Atalanta (Bronze)
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