Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Empoli
Firenze (prov.)

Toscana

Piazza Don Minzoni

Ferruccio Busoni

Empoli 1866 - Berlin 1924
Italian composer, pianist, conductor, editor, writer, and teacher
(Wikipedia)
Bruno Antonini
1958/2009

Empoli /  Ferruccio Busoni   Empoli /  Ferruccio Busoni

Description

Bust of Busoni on a marble column, in front of a corten steel screen with the text "Solo chi guarda innanzi ha lo sguardo lieto" (from Busoni's Doktor Faust 1924-25) and Busoni's name.

Information Sign

Ferruccio Busoni
musicista

Empoli 1 Aprile 1866 - Berlino 27 Luglio 1924

bronzo, dall'originale marmoreo dello scultore Bruno Antonini (1958)
conservato nella casa natale di Ferruccio Busoni
Piazza della Vittoria, 16 – Empoli

Comune di Empoli   2009   Rotary Club Empoli

Annotation

P.S. As you can see on the photos, it was raining very hard when we visited Empoli ☹

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 43°42'58" E 10°56'57"

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