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Georges Kern, the musician

medaillon Georges Kern from Bartholdi

Georges Kern, born in Eckartswiller in 1820 is an accomplished musician. He occupies the place of organist of the Protestant church of Colmar.

Funeral monument of the family Georges KERN to the municipal cemetery of Colmar, street of the Ladhof.

Achieved by architect Albert HATZ.

Frédéric-Auguste BARTHOLDI achieved in 1899 the medallion to the effigy of Georges KERN.

The monument is located in the alley South TO, in border of the 65th rank.

Founding of the Society of sacred song, the choral Society, the harmony from Colmar and the philharmonic Society, he organizes the first " international Festival of Colmar " in 1858.

President of the embellishment Society, he contributes has improve the setting of life of his fellow citizen while ornamenting the city of statuaries and fountains created by Bartholdi.

Funarary Monument  Kern from Hatz

He is died in Colmar in 1898