Statues - Hither & Thither

Italy
Lucca
Lucca (prov.)

Toscana

Via San Frediano 8

Niccolò Paganini

1783 - 1840
an Italian violinist, violist, guitarist, and composer
(Wikipedia)
Giannetto Salotti
1940

Lucca /  Niccolò Paganini   Lucca /  Niccolò Paganini

Description

Stone plaque with a small portrait medaillon above it. On the medaillon is his name niccolò paganini

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Inscription(s)

in questa casa
fu ospite nel 1809
della famiglia bucchianeri
NICCOLÒ PAGANINI
amore e povertà
ne tormentavano il genio
ma la città musicale
dava al suo arcano violino
le ali della gloria

il comune di lucca e la reale accademia lucchese
nel centenario dalla morte
posero

Signature

(medaillon) Salotti

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 43°50'45" E 10°30'15"

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