Horatio Greenough – Sculptor

Horatio Greenough – Sculptor

Name Horatio Greenough
Profession Sculptor
Date of Birth 1805-09-06
Place of Birth Massachusetts
Age 47 yrs
Death Date 1852-12-18
Birth Sign Virgo

About Horatio Greenough

American sculptor who made United States government commissions such as The Rescue and George Washington.

Early Life Experience of Horatio Greenough

He enrolled at Phillips Academy, Andover, and then studied at Harvard University.

Trivia Info

He was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Family Life

He was the son of David and Elizabeth Bender.

Associated With

He made a chalk statue of William Penn when he was 12.

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Horatio Seymour

Horatio Seymour

Name Horatio Seymour
Profession Politician
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth New York
Age 75 yrs
Death Date 1886-02-12
Birth Sign Gemini

About Horatio Seymour

Democrat who was the 18th Governor of New York from 1853 to 1854 and then again ten years later. He was the Democratic Party nominee for president in 1868.

Early Life Experience of Horatio Seymour

He passed the bar in 1832 but did not enjoy practicing law.

Trivia Info

He supported the Union’s effort during the Civil War but was often critical of Lincoln’s handling of the war.

Family Life and Relationship

He married Mary Bleecker in 1835.

Close Associates

He lost his presidential election to Ulysses S. Grant.

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Horatio Parker

Horatio Parker

Name Horatio Parker
Profession Composer
Date of Birth 1863-09-15
Place of Birth Massachusetts
Age 56 yrs
Death Date 1919-12-18
Birth Sign Virgo

About Horatio Parker

Former composer and professor of music who taught some of the most memorable faces in music, including Charles Ives.

Early Life Experience of Horatio Parker

He pursued his musical education at home and abroad, studying with famous names like George Whitefield Chadwick and Josef Rheinberger in Germany.

Trivia Info

His most important operas included Mona, which won the Best Composition prize through the Metropolitan Opera House in 1911. His prize was $10,000.

Family Life and Relationship

His family was residing in Auburndale, Massachusetts, when he was born.

Close Associates

He once taught music theory at Yale University, which was where architect Robert Stern once studied.

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