September 19, 2010
Enoch Pratt Free Library 3601 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224
Frank Zappa statue to be dedicated on Sunday, September 19 at the Southeast Anchor Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library located at 3601 Eastern Avenue.
Additional details are forthcoming.
The sculpture is a gift to the city of Baltimore orchestrated by three guys from Lithuania: Saulius Paukstys, Saulius Pilinkus and Arturas Baublys.
It is a replica of the bust of Frank Zappa installed in Vilnius (pictured here), created by artist Konstantinas Bogdanas.
The gift and location were approved by the Baltimore City Public Art Commission and sanctioned by the family.
Legendary musician and composer Frank Zappa was born in Baltimore in 1940 and passed away in 1993, at home in Los Angeles.
He is internationally recognized as one of the most innovative composers and musicians of the 20th century with a career spanning more than 30 years.