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Musician’s Memorial and Fountain

By Victor Holm and Gabriel Ferrand
Category: Sculpture


The Musician’s Memorial and Fountain commemorates the services of Owen Miller and Otto Ostendorf, both members of the St. Louis Symphony and various theater orchestras. Miller and Ostendorf were secretary and treasurer, respectively, of the American Federation of Musicians for many years. Sculpted in bronze, the high-relief panel of Musician’s Memorial and Fountain depicts Pan surrounded by dancing children. A 150-piece band performed at the 1925 dedication of the monument.

Dimensions: 11′ x 10′ x 5′
Year Completed: 1925
Material: Limestone and bronze
Owner: City of St. Louis
Donor: National Federation of Musicians – Saint Louis Chapter

*Photo Courtesy of Forest Park Forever.

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