Karl Bitter

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Birthday
6, 1867
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Apr 9, 1915 (47)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
6, 1867
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Apr 9, 1915 (47)

About

Austrian-born American sculptor who made architectural sculpture and memorials, such as the Carl Schurz Monument.

Before Fame

He trained at the Kunstgewerbeschule (the imperial school for the applied arts).

Trivia

He won the competition to create the Astor memorial bronze gates of Trinity Church at the age of 21.

Family Life

He married Marie A. Sherrill in 1901 and they had three children.

Associated With

He and Gustav Bergmann were both born in Vienna.