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Title... Ludwig van Beethoven at Geneva
The Great Theatre of Geneva was inspired by the Opera Garnier in Paris.
Jacques-Elysée Goss created this building between 1861 and 1875.

Eight busts were created for the building by Hugues Bovy (1841-1893).

The front: Rossini, Boieldieu, Rousseau and Beethoven.

The side: Mayerbeer, Weber, Mozart and Donizetti.

Click on the boxes to see the ohotos enlarged...
Beethoven à Genève...

Beethoven by Hugues Bovy

Pictures by Claudette and Michel Prévot

Beethoven à Genève...
Mozart à Genève...

Mozart by Hugues Bovy

Pictures by Florence and François Suter

Mozart à Genève...
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