Rudolph Torrini was born in 1927 in St. Louis from Cherinto Torrini, a plaster former from Garfagnana who moved to America. He becomes a jazz saxophone player, passion and work that gives him to live until the war, when he discovers his artistic talent as a sculptor: thus he attends the St. Louis School of Fine Arts of the University of Washington, in 1949 he wins a scholarship study for the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence. He then teaches sculpture at Webster College in Missouri and later becomes director of the Art Department at Fontbonne College in Missoury.

Monumental and sculptural works