Knoxville, Tennessee: Doomed Rachmaninoff's Final Concert Team Field Report

Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN
In World's Fair Park, on a paved walking trail within sight of the Sunsphere. Just north of Cumberland Ave. and just east of 11th St.
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Doomed Rachmaninoff's Final Concert

12 feet tall, dedicated in 2003, sixty years after Sergei Rachmaninoff played his last-ever concert in a Knoxville gym. It's the only Rachmaninoff statue in the Western Hemisphere. Report... [08/20/2017]

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World's Only Statue of Rachmaninoff

Rachmaninoff statue is in World's Fair Park.

[ChrisC, 02/19/2013]

The 12-ft. tall bronze statue of the popular Russian composer is relevant to Knoxville because he played his last concert in a local gymnasium in 1943, and died the following month in Los Angeles.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Hypnotic StairsHypnotic Stairs, Knoxville, TN - < 1 mi.
The SunsphereThe Sunsphere, Knoxville, TN - < 1 mi.
World's Largest Rubik's CubeWorld's Largest Rubik's Cube, Knoxville, TN - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Houston's Miracle Water: Angel-Approved, New Market, TN - 23 mi.

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