.Updated // ***** note do not own the copyrights to any of the material listed on this page. these recordings are being offered on collectortocollector basis for entertainment purposes only and are not meant to infringe on any one copyright. Biography. alexander calder was born in , the second child of artist parentshis father was sculptor and his mother painter. because his father, alexander stirling calder, received public commissions, the family traversed the country throughout calder’childhood. La californie est sans doute ltat qui incarne la quintessence de lamrique. portant le nom dune le paradisiaque imaginaire, elle fut un eldorado pour quantits darrivants venus chercher une terre promise.