Italian-American architectural sculptor known for his numerous early 20th Century works, including the Rackham Fountain in the Detroit Zoo.
He was sponsored by sculptor Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and sent to art school at a young age.
He was hired to do interior decoration in the Detroit Masonic Temple Lobby.
His parents raised him in Italy and New York City.
He and Daniel Burnham both worked on Masonic temples.