• Born date: 1915-03-10
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1978-11-06
Harry Bertoia

Harry Bertoia (San Lorenzo, Pordenone March 10, 1915 – November 6, 1978 Barto, Pennsylvania), [1] was an Italian-born American artist, sound art sculptor, and modern furniture designer.At the age of 15 he traveled from Italy to Detroit to visit his older brother, however he chose to stay and enrolled in Cass Technical High School, where he studied art and design and learned the art of handmade jewelry making.