BOSTON - The founder of the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular has been honored with a statue on the Esplanade.
The statue of David Mugar was unveiled on Saturday.
Mugar was the founder and executive producer of the July 4 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular show for more than 40 years. Back in 1973, Mugar shared a vision with Boston Pops conductor Arthur Fiedler to celebrate July 4 in a bold and brilliant way.
Mugar died in 2022.
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