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GEORGE ENESCU MUSEUM

MUSEUM DEDICATED TO GEORGE ENESCU

THE HOUSE WHERE ENESCU LIVED AND CREATED IN

BUCHAREST

George Enescu National Museum is a palace on Victory Avenue where the great composer lived and created until his death in 1955. The house where the great composer lived is behind to palace which has been known as The House with Lions and has been headquarters for different public institutions in time. LEARN MORE ABOUT ENESCU FESTIVAL 2017 TICKETS AND PRICES!

GEORGE ENESCU MUSEUM BUCHAREST


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Description: George Enescu National Museum is a palace on Victory Avenue where the great composer lived

GEORGE ENESCU MUSEUM HISTORY

The building was known as Cantacuzino Palace, or the House with lions. It was built between 1898 and 1900 by the architect Ion. D. Berindei for Gheorghe Grigore Cantacuzino, mayor of Bucharest and also a very rich politician, known as Nababul, the big boss in history. He will leave it to his son who will also leave it to his wife.

ENESCU MUSEUM IS ALSO CALLED HOUSE WITH LIONS


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Description: George Enescu Museum in Bucharest was known as Cantacuzino Palace, or the House with lions.

ENESCU’S OEDIPUS MASTERPIECE

Maria Rosetti-Tescanu will marry George Enescu in 1937. George Enescu was born in 1881, will study music at Vienna and Paris and will become the greatest Romanian composer. After World War II will leave Romania for France where he dies in 1955. He created the Romanian Rhapsodies, two amazing works, Symphony No.1 or Oedipus, dedicated to Maria Rosetti, his wife. Part of his writings are to be seen at George Enescu Museum in Bucharest.

GEORGE ENESCU HOUSE IN ROMANIA


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Description: George Enescu created the Romanian Rhapsodies, two amazing works, Symphony No.1 or Oedip, dedicated to Maria Rosetti, his wife.

GEORGE ENESCU’S LIFE

During World War I, the great Romanian composer George Enescu will perform on different stages in Europe, trying to help with money the Romanian soldiers wounded in battles. The palace where he lived with Maria Rosetti will be donated to the state after the war. It will initially be the headquarters of the Ministers Council. Later it will house the headquarters of the Romanian Composers Union and also the museum, following Enescu’s will.

ENTRANCE TO GEORGE ENESCU MUSEUM IN BUCHAREST


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Description: Here you will see the great composer’s piano, his violins, his works, photos

ENESCU MUSEUM IN BUCHAREST AND THE AREA

You will be welcomed by two impressive lions at the entrance. They are the reason the building was called the House with lions. There are 5 rooms in the nowadays George Enescu National Museum where you will see the great composer’s piano, his violins, his works, photos, his library and very valuable paintings. The museum is also co-organizer of George Enescu Festival at ROMANIAN ATHENAEUM, but concerts and exhibitions are housed by the museum every year on different occasions.

BEFORE YOU ATTEND ENESCU FESTIVAL IN BUCHAREST


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Description: George Enescu National Museum can be a landmark on your relaxing walk on Victory Avenue.

George Enescu National Museum can be a landmark on your relaxing walk on Victory Avenue, where, in Revolution Square you can visit THEODOR AMAN MUSEUM.
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