Thomas Ball

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Birthday
3, 1819
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Dec 11, 1911 (92)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1819
Birthplace
Boston, MA
Death Date
Dec 11, 1911 (92)

About

American sculptor and musician whose work had a large influence on monumental art in the United States. He made a sculpture of Daniel Webster.

Before Fame

He worked several odd jobs to support his family and then spent three years working at the Boston Museum.

Trivia

He purposefully never attended the unveiling of any of his public works.

Family Life

He was born to Thomas Ball and Elizabeth Wyer Hall.

Associated With

He met Franz Liszt while traveling through Europe.