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Plaque: Mozart - WC2

Erection date: 23/9/2011


In a building on this site W. A. Mozart and his family lodged with barber John Couzin, April - August 1764, the first London address on their Grand Tour of Europe.
Cecil Court Traders' Association

Unveiled by Simon Callow, who was the first actor to play the part of Mozart in the Peter Shaffer play 'Amadeus', at the National Theatre in 1979.

Site: Mozart - WC2 (1 memorial)

WC2, Cecil Court, 9, Mark Sullivan Antiques

Brought to our attention by Discovering London who are often one step ahead of us. This was Mozart's first London address and possibly where he composed his first symphony.  Check out the first floor window.  Eight-year old Mozart was touring Europe and stayed here for the four months that he performed in London.  Tickets for his performances were sold from this shop.  Well, not this actual shop since the whole Court was redeveloped in 1894.  More information about the Court and Mozart's stay at History of Cecil Court.

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John Couzin

Barber in Cecil Court in 1764.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Composer. Born as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart at 9 Get...

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