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The future park Ruiz Hidalgo include restoration of the monument in memory of poet Frutos Baeza (06/03/2009)

Is scheduled for a work placement to remember the journalist José Martínez Tornel

The City of Murcia, Murcia under the Plan that was decided a few months ago to honor the memory of two distinguished Murcia: José Frutos Baeza poet and journalist José Martínez Tornel.

The work, dedication and love for both authors demonstrated Murcia still have this remembrance of many Murcia.

Now, the first work as a face.

The artisans have already successfully completed the modeling work piece to be cast in bronze.

The original piece, work plans, was stolen a few years ago the square of the Red Cross by unknown.

The police investigation failed to trace the whereabouts of the work.

Now, after the conclusion of the works of ancient Chinese Garden, which will be renamed the park Ruiz Hidalgo-be installed new memorial to one of Murcia's most popular authors.

Frutos Baeza was born on January 11, 1861 and, aged 18, began working in El Diario de Murcia, under the command of another unforgettable Murcia, José Martínez Tornel, who was also honored with the placement of a bust in the city .

Frutos Baeza's work to a large extent, was directed to the disclosure of the traditions and the dialect of Murcia Murcia, as well as the recovery of the history of the city.

Frutos Baeza's bust was inaugurated on September 3, 1921, during the Fair.

This was an initiative of the Círculo de Bellas Artes de Murcia, backed by the city council.

The author, Jose Plans, Favorite Son of Murcia, sent the piece from Madrid.

The work was paid for with the surplus of a popular subscription was made to commemorate the first anniversary of the poet's death.

Its first location was the old park Ruiz Hidalgo, in part understood today in the so-called Chinese garden.

From there he moved to the present place of the Red Cross, with convalescence.

Expansion Plan

Murcia City Council extends thus the Murcia Plan was an initiative that will regain a prominent part of the past of the city of Murcia.

The initiative has enabled the recovery of important works such as sculpture, Children Playing, Seiquer Elisa, already located in the garden of the Three Cups, The Fame, Gonzalez Moreno, and placed before the Government Office, the old monolith of Camino Real of Castile, and located opposite the Municipal Center Castilla doors, the popular Lion of the Malecon, which will be restored in the Restoration Centre of the Autonomous Community, the windows of the former Rowing Club, the work of Muñoz Barberán, that will be placed in a library new construction, or the signing of a cooperation agreement with 800 booksellers from around the world for the recovery of works printed or written in Murcia between the thirteenth and nineteenth centuries, among others.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Murcia

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