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Germany
Berlin
Stadt Berlin

Land Berlin

Grosser Tiergarten
(Goldfischteich)

Beethoven-Haydn-Mozart-Denkmal

Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart Monument

Rudolf Siemering
1904

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Description

The 10 m high Baroque monument is a three-sided marble construction provided with an ornate dome and on its top three putti holding a laurel wreath. On the sides are the half figures of three composers:
  1. mozart | 1756 | 1791 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Salzburg 1756-Wien 1791), prolific and influential composer of the Classical era (Wikipedia).
  2. beethoven | 1770 | 1827 Ludwig van Beethoven (Bonn 1770 - Wien 1827), German composer and pianist (Wikipedia).
  3. haydn 1732 | 1809 Josef Haydn (Rohrau 1732 - Wien 1809), Austrian composer (Wikipedia).

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Signature

RUDOLF SIEMERING | und Sohn 1904

Annotation

Created in 1904 by the sculptor Rudolf Siemering and his son, the architect Wolfgang Siemering. It was commissioned by Emperor Wilhelm II. It was considerably damaged during World War II.

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 52°30'49" E 13°22'13"

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