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Alan Patient of

Plaque: Goossens family

Erection date: 6/1/1999


This was the home of the Goossens family of musicians, 1912 - 1927.
English Heritage 

No doubt, the Goossens flock was large, but we have only recognised those of note,(pun intended!). Plaque unveiled by Anne Obermer, the eldest daughter of Sir Eugene Goossens. The Goossens we've listed are all Sir Eugene's siblings with the exception of Eugene, their father.

Site: Goossens family (1 memorial)

W14, Edith Road, 70

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Adolphe Goossens

Horn player. Son of Eugene Goossens.  Killed on the Somme.

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Eugène Goossens

Conductor and violinist. Born in Bordeaux. He studied in Bruges and Brussels ...

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Sir Eugene Goossens

Composer and conductor. Born Eugene Aynsley Goossens in Rochester Square, Cam...

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Léon Goossens

Oboist. Born Léon Jean Goossens in Liverpool. Son of Eugene Goossens.  At the...

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Marie Goossens

Harpist.  Daughter of Eugene Goossens.

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