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Bustul lui Constantin Dobrogeanu Gherea / Constantin Dobrogeanu Gherea Bust

Bustul lui Constantin Dobrogeanu Gherea / Constantin Dobrogeanu Gherea Bust

  • Author: Iubesc Ploiestii
  • Date Posted: Jun 14, 2014
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  • Address: Piaţa prof. arh. Toma T. Socolescu

Pe numele său adevărat Solomon Katz, C. D. Gherea (1855 – 1920) a fost un evreu român de origine ucraineană, militant de seamă al mişcării socialiste din România şi critic literar. Stabilit definiv la Ploieşti după Războiul de Independență, Gherea devine proprietarul restaurantului de la Gara de Sud, cel mai faimos restaurant al unei gări româneşti, care a funcționat pâna la începutul Primului Razboi Mondial. Amplasat în Piaţa profesor arhitect Toma T. Socolescu în anul 1980, pe locul unde la sfârșitul anilor ’30 urma să fie statuia regelui Ferdinand, bustul din marmură al lui C. D. Gherea este opera sculptorului ploieştean Nicolae Kruch.

Using his real name, Solomon Katz, C.D. Gherea (1855 – 1920) was a Romanian Jew with Ukrainian origin, militant of the Romanian socialist movement and literary critic. Settled in Ploieşti after the War of Independence, Gherea became the owner of the restaurant from the South Railway Station, the most famous restaurant of a Romanian railway station which was opened since the beginning of the WWI. Placed in the Professor architect Toma T. Socolescu Square in 1980, on the place where at the end of the 30s was supposed to be posted the statue of Kind Ferdinand; the marble bust is the opera of the local sculptor Nicolae Kruch.

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