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Kaunas
Kauno apskritis

Miesto sodas
(City Garden)

Juozas Gruodis

Rokėnai 1884 - Kaunas 1948
Lithuanian classic, composer, educator and professor
(Wikipedia)
Konstantinas Bogdanas
1984

Kaunas /  Juozas Gruodis   Kaunas /  Juozas Gruodis

Description

Rock with a relief portrait on a red granite column.

Inscription(s)

kompizitorius
J. GRUODIS

Sculptor

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

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Location (N 54°53'48" - E 23°54'19")

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Item Code: lt104; Photograph: 14 July 2013
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