Classic music plaques

All For London

 

Want to experience some Classic London Music History? Try to find the plaques listed below while walking in London. Good luck!

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1. Gustav Holst

English Composer and Music Teacher Gustav Holst lived at 9 The Terrace, SW13.

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2. Bela Bartok

Composer and pianist Bela Bartok stayed at 7 Sydney Place, SW7

3. Sir Edward Elgar and Abbey Road

Sir Edward William Elgar, English Composer, recorded in Abbey Studios on Abbey Road, NW8.

(Remember to use the Zebra crossing!)

7. Benjamin Britten

Benjamin Britten, Composer, Conductor, Violist and Pianist, lived here at 8 Halliford Street, N 1.

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8. Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived, played and cmposed here at 20 Frith Street, W1.

 

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4.George Frideric Handel

Handel lived here at 25 Brook Street. His next door neighbour (many years later) was Jimi Hendrix!

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5. Chopins last public performance

Frederic Chopin Went to Guildhall from 4 St James´Place to give his last public performance in 1848.

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6. Ludwig van Beethoven

Beethoven´s British Premiere of his Ninth Symphony was given here at 252 Regent Street in 1825.

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9. Jean Sibelius

Finnish Composer Jean Sibelius lived here at 15 Gloucester Walk, W8.

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10. Johann Strauss the 1st

Johann Strauss lodged here at 1 Leicester Street, WC2, on his first visit to England in april 1838.

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11. Tamara Karsavina - ballet dancer

 

Tamara Karsavina was born in St Petersburg and is recognised as one of the founders of modern British ballet. She lived in Hampstead at 108 Frognal, NW3, in the 1950s.

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