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Germany
Schwerin
Stadt Schwerin

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Ekhofplatz

Conrad Ekhof

Hamburg 1720 - Gotha 1778
German actor, widely regarded as one of the foremost actors of the German-speaking realm in the 18th century
(Wikipedia)
Hans Kies
1961

Schwerin /  Conrad Ekhof   Schwerin /  Conrad Ekhof

Description

Bronze head.

Inscription(s)

CONRAD EKHOF
Schauspieler
*12.8.1720   †16.6.1778
——
"Vater der deutschen
Schauspielkunst"
1750-1756
Auftritte in Schwerin
——
Gründete
1753 in Schwerin
die erste deutsche
Theater-Akademie

Signature

Text plaque signed "Gedenktafel zum 225. Todestag - Theaterfreunde Schwerin e.V."

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 53°37'36" - E 11°25'4")

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