(1867–1941), US sculptor; full name John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum. His most famous work is the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota, which features the monumental heads of US presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and T. Roosevelt. The work, begun in 1927, was completed in 1941 with the help of his son Lincoln Borglum (1912–86).
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Syllabification: Bor·glum, Gutzon
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