The Musician

Location (see map): Musha Cay, Exumas, Bahamas
Depth: 4m
Installation Date: 2011

The Musician is a stand alone sculpture that includes a full-scale mermaid and Steinway concert grand piano replica. It is hidden underwater for snorkelers to discover near a private island owned by the illusionist David Copperfield. The piano plays soft classical music, similar to the sound of a whale or dolphin, as divers approach, and was constructed using 316 stainless steel. The mermaid, waiting to play, is made from pH neutral cement to encourage marine growth.

To discover more of Jason deCaires Taylor’s projects, view Exploring the Underwater World Through Sculpture here.

Commissioned by: David Copperfield
Materials: 316 Stainless steel and pH neutral cement

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