Statues - Hither & Thither

Estonia
Tartu
Tartumaa

Vanemuise 6
(Teater Vanemuine)

Karl Menning

Tartu 1874 - Tartu 1941
Estonian theatre manager/director and diplomat
(Wikipedia)
Mare Mikoff
2006

Tartu /  Karl Menning   Tartu /  Karl Menning

Description

Bronze statue with on its back the name KARL MENNING. The statue can be turned on the spot.

Information Sign

[Text in Estonian]

Karl Menning


(11 May 1874 Tartu - 5 March 1941 Tartu). Theatre manager,
director, theatre critic, diplomant. First theatre manager of the
professional Vanemuine (1906-1914) and the founder of
professional directing in Estonia.

The sculpture was erected in 2006 to mark the passing of a century
since the birth of Estonia's first professional theatre.
Sculptor: Mare Mikoff

Sculptor

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Location (N 58°22'36" - E 26°43'27")

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