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.Beethoven by Hugues Bovy