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Kaunas
Kauno apskritis

Miesto sodas
(City Garden)

Kipras Petrauskas

Ceikiniai 1885 - Vilnius 1968
Lithuanian singer (tenor)
(Wikipedia)
Leonas Strioga
1985

Kaunas /  Kipras Petrauskas   Kaunas /  Kipras Petrauskas

Description

Bronze bust on a pink granite column.

Inscription(s)

KIPRAS
PETRAUSKAS

Signature

monogram LS X5

Annotation

The architect of the monument is Jonas Jucaitis.
The bust is close to that of his brother Mikas 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

Sculptor

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Location (N 54°53'48" - E 23°54'20")

Item Code: lt103; Photograph: 14 July 2013
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