Plaque: Joseph Brodsky
Erection date: 25/8/2015
In memory of the Russian poet, Nobel Prize Laureate, Joseph Brodsky (1940 - 1996) who stayed here while in London and was inspired by this place.
Installed in 2015
From Russia Beyond the Headlines:"Brodsky's annual visits to Apartment 2, 20 Hampstead Hill Gardens, began in 1987 and continued until the year before his death in ... 1996." and "In 1987 following the divorce of Alan and Diana Myers, Brodsky helped Diana to buy this flat and he stayed here every time he visited London. In June 1991, when Brodsky was made Doctor Honoris Causa at Oxford University, he came with his wife Maria Sozzani to stay here."
Site: Joseph Brodsky (1 memorial)
NW3, Hampstead Hill Gardens, 20
This small steel plaque is on the wall between the door and the window. We thank Konstantin Shlykov of the Press office in the Russian embassy who was very helpful regarding this plaque and others. He provided this link: photographs of the unveiling.