Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Mascagni's Tomb

Tomb of Pietro Mascagni, Misericordia Cemetery, Livorno
The red granite sarcophagus of Pietro Mascagni in the “Cimitero della Misericordia” (Mercy Cemetery).
Tomb of Pietro Mascagni, Misericordia Cemetery, Livorno
The monumental tomb of the world-famous composer was built on a design by the engineer Vilfrido Vanni.

External links: Pietro Mascagni (Wikipedia)

12 comments:

Michelle said...

A majestic structure, for certain.

Lois Evensen said...

How very elegant.

Jack said...

That is a very powerful and striking design.

Randy said...

That's interesting.

Luis Gomez said...

Great pictures VP!

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

That is one cool place to live your death!

cieldequimper said...

Monumental is the word. I wonder if he likes it.

Dina said...

Wow, a modern and elegant sarcophagus! I only know sarcophagi from thousands of years ago. I don't suppose they are still used much in the modern world?

Babzy said...

Impressive !

Halcyon said...

Interesting combination. That nice marble tomb doesn't seem to go with the concrete towers. Guess he won't be forgotten though! :)

Arianna said...

Che monumento! Ciao, Arianna

Traveling Hawk said...

an impressive modern funeral monument!