Statues - Hither & Thither

Lithuania
Kaunas
Kauno apskritis

Miesto sodas
(City Garden)

Stasys Šimkus

Motiškiai 1887 - Kaunas 1943
Lithuanian composer
(Wikipedia)
Mindaugas Šnipas
1987

Kaunas /  Stasys Šimkus   Kaunas /  Stasys Šimkus

Description

Bronze head on a granite column.

Inscription(s)

STASYS
ŠIMKUS

Signature

Monogram MS XY

Annotation

The architect of the monument is Jonas Jucaitis.

Miesto sodas - City Garden

In the City Garden between the Laisvės alėja and the Musical Theatre are eight busts of composer and singers:
  1. Česlovas Sasnauskas, by Antanas Aleksandravičius, 1933.
  2. Mikas Petrauskas, by Bronius Pundzius, 1939.
  3. Juozas Gruodis, by Konstantinas Bogdanas, 1984.
  4. Kipras Petrauskas, by Leonas Strioga, 1985.
  5. Stasys Šimkus, by Mindaugas Šnipas, 1987.
  6. Juozas Naujalis, by Mindaugas Šnipas, 1989.
  7. Antanas Kučingis, by Stasys Žirgulis, 1999.
  8. Jeronimas Kačinskas, by Algimantas Šlapikas, 2007.

Kaunas - Miesto sodas

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 54°53'49" E 23°54'20"

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