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Young Mozart

Salzburg 1756-Wien 1791
prolific and influential composer of the Classical era
(Wikipedia)
David Backhouse
1991

Bath /  Young Mozart   Bath /  Young Mozart

Description

Statue of the young Mozart playing his violin (after the famous Salzburg statue) standing on a raised, pierced and scrolled bronze base, adorned with three doves, two squirrels and a mouse at Mozart's feet.
Every year a Mozartfest Music Festival takes place in Bath.

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Inscription(s)

wolfgang amadeus mozart
by david backhouse 1991

PLAY MOZART IN MEMORY OF ME
for mark purnell
1938 - 1985
from his mother

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Great Britain
  • Backhouse, David
  • Composer
  • Dove
  • Mouse
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
  • Squirrel
  • Statue
  • Violin player
  • Location (N 51°22'53" - W 2°21'24")

    Item Code: gbsw074; Photograph: 22 March 2019
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