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Alexander Calder

Birthdate: (78)
Birthplace: Lawnton, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Stirling Calder and Nanette Lederer
Husband of Louisa Cushing Calder
Father of <private> Calder and <private> Calder
Brother of Margaert "Peggy" Hayes

Occupation: Sculptor
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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Immediate Family

About Alexander Calder

  • Father:

Alexander Stirling Calder

  • Mother:

Nanette Lederer

  • Spouse:

Louisa James

  • Issue:

Sandra Calder

Mary Calder

Alexander Calder (July 22, 1898 – November 11, 1976) was an American sculptor and artist most famous for inventing the mobile. In addition to mobile and stabile sculpture, Alexander Calder also created paintings, lithographs, toys, tapestry, jewelry, and household objects.

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Alexander Calder's Timeline

July 22, 1898
Lawnton, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States
- 1919
Age 16
Stevens Institute of Technology
November 11, 1976
Age 78
- 1915
San Francisco, California