Leif Erikson statue dedication, Shilshole Bay Marina, Seattle, June 17, 1962
August Werner (1893-1980) was a professor in the School of Music at the University of Washington from 1931 to 1965. Werner was also an artist. Two of his sculptures located in Seattle are a bust of Beethoven at the University of Washington and a cast-bronze statue of the Norse explorer, Leif Erikson, presented to the Port of Seattle by the Leif Erikson League on Norway Day, June 17, 1962, at the 1962 Seattle World's Fair.
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