Statues - Hither & Thither

Germany
Darmstadt
Stadt Darmstadt

Hessen

Mathildenplatz

Georg Joseph Vogler

known as Abbé Vogler
(Würzburg 1749 - Darmstadt 1814)
a German composer, organist, teacher and theorist.
(Wikipedia)
Robert Henze
1890

Darmstadt /  Georg Joseph Vogler   Darmstadt /  Georg Joseph Vogler

Description

Bronze bust of Vogler - abt vogler - on a high red granite pedestal with on the sides reliefmedallions of two of his most famous students, g. meyerbeer and c.m. v. weber:
  1. Giacomo Meyerbeer, born as Jakob Liebmann Beer (Tasdorf (now a part of Rüdersdorf), 1791 - Paris 1864), German opera composer (Wikipedia).
  2. Carl Maria von Weber (Eutin 1786 - London 1826) German composer, conductor, pianist, guitarist and critic (Wikipedia).

Darmstadt - Georg Joseph Vogler
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Darmstadt - Georg Joseph Vogler
2

Inscription(s)

dem
vorzüglichen
tongelehrter u lehrer
berühmter tondichter
ABT G.J. VOGLER,
geb.
z. würzburg
d. 15. juni 1749,
gest.
z. darmstadt
d. 6. mai 1814
errichtet

v.d. cölner männergesangverein
u. darmstädter kunstfreunden
1890

Signed: (bust) mod. r. henze
(portrait Weber) r. henze

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 49°52'27" E 8°39'2"

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