Alonzo Cano, Spanish Architect, Artist and Sculptor

On March 19, 1601, Spanish architect, artist, and sculptor Alonzo Cano began his brilliant, tempestuous life.  He was an artist in the royal court.  The Spanish King appointed him as chief architect of the cathedral in Granada, Spain.  Cano added Baroque architecture to the exterior facade, as well as Baroque sculpture in the interior.