Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven

The Mall, New York, NY 10019, USA

Ludwig van Beethoven is a series of sculptures of Ludwig van Beethoven by German-American sculptor Henry Baerer. Versions are displayed in Central Park and Prospect Park in New York City, as well as Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. The sculpture in Central Park was dedicated on July 22, 1884. It includes two bronze statues, including a bust of Beethoven and an allegorical female figure on a polished Barre Granite pedestal In 1884, a German American Choir Society donated the Beethoven monument to the Park.  The location of the Beethoven monument is connected to the long history of music on the Mall.

Actor: Bruce Kramer
Written by: Wendy MacLeod
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