Statues - Hither & Thither

Switzerland
Morges
Vaud

Rue Docteur Yersin

Ignace Jan Paderewski

Kurilovka, Litin uyezd, Podolia Governorate 1860 - New York 1941
Polish pianist and composer, and also a major politician, and spokesman for Polish nationalism
(Wikipedia)
Milo Martin
H. Rüetschi (Aarau)
1948

Morges /  Ignace Jan Paderewski   Morges /  Ignace Jan Paderewski

Description

Bronze statue.

Inscription(s)

IGNACE J. PADEREWSKI
musicien
president du gouvernement
de pologne
mdccclx     mcmxli
MANRU
opera de paderewski

Morges - Ignace Jan Paderewski

les communes de morges, vevey,
lausanne, tolochenaz, avec
l'appui de la fondation gleyre,
du fonds cantonal des arts,
et des amis de paderewski,
ont élevé ce monument a la memoire
du grand artiste et du grand patriote
trois juillet mcmxlviii

Signature

milo martin
h. rüetschi a.g. | aarau

Annotation

Ignacy Paderewski bought in 1898 property at Riond-Bosson in Tolochenaz, very close to Morges, where he settled soon after and lived for almost 40 years. The calm and the peace of the small village allowed him to compose his most beautiful masterpieces.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 46°30'41" E 6°29'58"

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