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Richard Blow

 (1904 - 1983)
Richard Allmand Blow was active/lived in New York, Illinois.  Richard Blow is known for landscape-structure, inlaid stone.

Biography  
Richard Blow


The following is excerpted from the book FLORENTINE MOSAICS And Richard Allmand Blow", Essay by Matila Simon, Oregon State University Foundation.

Richard Almond Blow was born in La Salle, Illinois, on February 22, 1904, the youngest of four children of George and Adele Matthiessen Blow. George Blow was the scion of a family that traces its ancestry to the Virginia House of Burgesses and further back to John Blow, 17th century English organist, composer, and teacher of Henry Purcell, English composer. George, whose wife counted several Danish whaling captains among her forebears, remained true to another Blow heritage of interest in shipping and the sea.
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About  Richard Blow

Born:  1904 - La Salle, Illinois
Died:   1983 - New York, New York
Known for:  landscape-structure, inlaid stone