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Alexander Calder

Alexander CalderAKA Alexander Stirling Calder

Born: 22-Jul-1898
Birthplace: Lawnton, PA
Died: 11-Nov-1976
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sculptor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Creator of the mobile as art form

Father: Alexander Stirling Calder (sculptor)
Mother: Nanette Lederer Calder (painter)
Sister: Peggy
Wife: Louisa Cushing James (m. 17-Jan-1931, until his death, two daughters)
Daughter: Sandra (b. 1935)
Daughter: Mary (b. 1939)

    University: Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ (1919)
    University: Art Students League of New York

Author of books:
Autobiography with Pictures (1966, memoir)

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