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Hitsaaja / Welder

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Aukusti Veuro was born in Sääksjärvi where he also studied sculpture under Emil Wikström. Veuro was also a founder; he received a Grand Prix at the Paris World Fair for the work he did on Wäinö Aaltonen's, his brother-in-law's, Paavo Nurmi statue. Veuro's entry Thinking won the renewed competition for the Aleksis Kivi memorial in 1930, with Wäinö Aaltonen finishing second. The jury, however, decid ...

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Text edited by: Culture and Leisure Division, City of Helsinki
Updated: 30/5/2023