Born in Denmark on July 11, 1894. While at the AIC, he met Helen Webster whom he wed in 1925. Due to his frail health, they moved to Santa Monica in 1928. He often collaborated with his wife on portrait busts and other commissions. He died in Chehalis, WA on Jan. 12, 1980. In: San Diego Zoo (life-size busts of gorillas at entrance).
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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