Lorado Taft

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Birthday
29, 1860
Birthplace
Elmwood, IL
Death Date
Oct 30, 1936 (76)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
29, 1860
Birthplace
Elmwood, IL
Death Date
Oct 30, 1936 (76)

About

American sculptor, writer and educator who is best remembered for his fountains, as well as The Recording Angel, finished in 1923.

Before Fame

He earned his bachelor's degree and master's degree from the University of Illinois.

Trivia

He left an unfinished work which was to be called the Fountain of Creation.

Family Life

His father was a college professor.

Associated With

He created a statue of president Abraham Lincoln.