Manhattan in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Famous Czech Composer
—1841 - 1904 —
from 1892 until 1895
In memory of his 100th birthday
and for future generations of
free Czechoslovakia, the
grateful government in exile
caused this inscription to be
erected initially on
December 13th 1941
Longing for his Czech
home, yet happily inspired
by the freedom of American life,
he wrote here among other works
the New World Symphony,
Biblical Songs and the
Adapted from the commemorative
Dvorak's 100th birthday.
Erected 1941 by Czech government-in-exile.
Location. 40° 44.032′ N, 73° 58.939′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. Marker is on East 17th Street west of 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 327 E 17th St, New York NY 10003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Antonin Dvořák plaque and statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford Place Pvt. Moses Miller (about 400 feet away); Rutherford Medical (about 500 feet away); Park Dreams, Stuyvesant Park (about 600 feet away); St. George's Church (about 700 feet away); William Penn Carriage Block and Hitching Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Rose Hill (approx. Ľ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
Also see . . . Antonín Dvořák. Wikipedia (Submitted on July 9, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2011, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2011, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.