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Christoph Willibald Gluck

Public Sculpture

Author: Anna Chromy
Theme: Music
Location: See Public Sculpture, Google Maps
Copyright: © Anna Chromy, courtesy The Conscience Institute
Year: 2005
Material: bronze, color patina
Size: 180h x 70 x 50 cm
Weight: 150 Kg.

The great composer and reformer of the opera Christoph Willibald Gluck was born in the region of Nuremberg in Germany.

When in 2005 Nuernberger Insurance decided to create a C.W. Gluck Festival they asked Anna Chromy to create a life-size figure of the composer.

The first original was installed in the Nuernberger Staatsoper, a second in the Headquarters of the Insurance company, and a third in the gymnasium of the city where Gluck went to school.