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"Turmbläserbrunnen" 1899

Max Dennert

"The tower brass band's fountaion"

Bronze, sandstone

Cast: Schäffer and Welcker, Berlin

Design of the base: Ernst Ehrhardt

Sponsor: Franz Ernst Schütte


The bronze ensemble is mounted on a sandstone pillar in a neo-romanic style. It is a frame for a natural spring well.


The fountain was inaugurated on the 30th August 1899 and relocated closer the cathedral on the 6th October 1928. After the bronze ensemble was disassembled for the German metal donation programme on the 6th June 1942, the new cast was created based on an existent model in 1956. The fountain was re-erected on the 30th October 1956.


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