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Frank Patterson

Clonmel 1938 - New York 2000
internationally renowned Irish tenor; known as "Ireland's Golden Tenor"
(Wikipedia)
Jerry McKenna
2002

Clonmel - Cluain Meala /  Frank Patterson   Clonmel - Cluain Meala /  Frank Patterson

Description

Bronze statue on an enormous pedestal.

Inscription(s)

FRANK PATTERSON

"Ireland's Golden Tenor"

Knight Of Saint Gregory
Knight Commander Of The Holy Sepulchre
Knight Of Malta

Born Clonmel 5th October 1938
Died New York 10th June 2000

Proinsias mac Pháidín
rugadh i gCluain meala ar 5 deireadh fómhair 1938
dhéas i Nua-Eabhrac ar 10 meitheamh 2000

This Sculpture Is A Tribute To
Ireland's Ambassador Of Song
Who Brought The Joy
Of Classical And Popular Music,
As Well As Irish Culture,
Into The Hearts Of Millions
Throughout The World.

It Is Given In Loving Memory
By His Many Friends And Admirers In
The United States Of America And Canada.

The Plinth, On Which The Sculpture Stands,
Is Provided By Clonmel Borough Council
On Behalf Of The People Of Clonmel.

Unveiled By
Ald. Sean Nyhan
Mayor of Clonmel
On 16th June 2002.

Signature

Jerry McKenna | 2002 a.d.

Annotation

Vandals had put a plastic bottle in the statue's mouth and we could not reach so high to remove it. So we had to use photoshop to remove the bottle…

Clonmel - <i>Cluain Meala</i> / Frank Patterson

Sculptor

Tags

Locatie (N 52°21'17" - W 7°41'57")

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