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Paso Robles in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Ignacy Jan Paderewski

1860 - 1941

 
 
Ignacy Jan Paderewski Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, October 25, 2013
1. Ignacy Jan Paderewski Marker
Inscription.
In English

World famous pianist, composer, statesman, humanitarian, major California Central Coast land holder, vineyard owner, winemaker and almond grower.

Polish by birth and a citizen of the world, Paderewski felt at home in America and returned to Paso Robles for long visits during the years 1914-1939. This monument celebrates the legacy of Paderewski that continues in Paso Robles thanks to the annual Paderewski Festival, Youth Piano Competition, concerts and cultural exchanges with the Province of Tarnów, Poland. Erected with the support of city and county officials, and the government of the Republic of Poland, this monument was unveiled by civic leaders on November 10, 2012

In Polish (W Polsce)
Światowej sławy pianista, kompozytor,
mąż stanu, filantrop.
Wlaściciel, plantacji migdałów, winnic i producent win
na środkowym wybrzeżu Kalifornii.


Urodzony w Polsce, Paderewski był obywatelem świata. W Amerykańskim Paso Robles czuł się u siebie i wielokrotnie odwiedzał to miejsce w latach 1914-1939. Pomnik ten jest hołdem złożonym Paderewskiemu i dziedzictwu jakie pozostawił, obecnie kultywowanemu w ramach dorocznego festiwalu muzyki, konkursu
Ignacy Jan Paderewski Sponsors Plaque image. Click for full size.
By James King, October 25, 2013
2. Ignacy Jan Paderewski Sponsors Plaque
młodych pianistów, koncertów i programu wymiany kulturalnej z powiatem Tarnowskim. Wzniesiony przy wsparciu władz miasta i hrabstwa oraz rządu Rzeczpospolitej Polskiej, pomink ten odsłonili przedstawiciele społeczenstwa 10 Listopada 2012.
 
Erected 2012 by Friends of Paderewski and Civic Leaders.
 
Location. 35° 37.57′ N, 120° 41.409′ W. Marker is in Paso Robles, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker is on 12th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The statue and marker are to the right of the stairway to the Carnegie Library. The building is in the middle of the city park between 11th and 12th and between Spring and Pine Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 12th Street, Paso Robles CA 93446, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carnegie Library (here, next to this marker); Paso Robles Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Famous Hotel El Paso de Robles 1891 - 1940 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pittsburg Pirates (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brewster – Dutra House (approx. half
Ignacy Jan Paderewski Statue image. Click for full size.
By James King, October 25, 2013
3. Ignacy Jan Paderewski Statue
The marker is on the base of the statue
a mile away); Paso Robles’ First Jail (approx. 0.7 miles away); In Memory Of (approx. 0.7 miles away); Geneseo School (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paso Robles.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
The Paso Robles Carnegie Library & Ignacy Jan Paderewski Monument image. Click for full size.
By James King, December 1, 2012
4. The Paso Robles Carnegie Library & Ignacy Jan Paderewski Monument
Paderewski's statue (with the temporary paper plaque) are visible to the right of the stairs.

The building is now home to the Paso Robles Historical Society museum and library.
Original Marker Placed at the Base of the Statue image. Click for full size.
By James King
5. Original Marker Placed at the Base of the Statue
(In English and in Polish)
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
(1860-1941)
World famous pianist, composer, statesman, humanitarian, major California Central Coast land holder, vineyard owner, winemaker and almond grower.

Polish by birth and a citizen of the world, Paderewski felt at home in America and returned to Paso Robles for long visits during the years 1914-1939. This monument celebrates the legacy of Paderewski that continues in Paso Robles thanks to the annual Paderewski Festival, Youth Piano Competition, concerts and cultural exchanges with the Province of Tarnów, Poland. Erected with the support of city and county officials, and the government of the Republic of Poland, this monument was unveiled by civic leaders on November 10, 2012
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 590 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 22, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.   5. submitted on December 2, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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