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Mikas Petrauskas

Palūšė 1873 - Kaunas 1937
Lithuanian organist, singer (tenor), conductor, educator, and composer
(Wikipedia)
Bronius Pundzius & Vladas Žuklys
1939

Kaunas /  Mikas Petrauskas   Kaunas /  Mikas Petrauskas

Description

Bronze bust on a red granite column with musical notation.

Kaunas - Mikas Petrauskas

Inscription(s)

MIKAS
PETRAUSKAS

Annotation

Unveiled 28 October 1939. The bust is restored in 1993 by Vladas Žuklys.
The bust is close to that of his brother Kipras Petrauskas.

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

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Location (N 54°53'48" - E 23°54'20")

Item Code: lt102; Photograph: 14 July 2013
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