Plaque: Sir Edward Elgar - Abbey Road Studios
Erection date: 24/6/1993
Sir Edward Elgar, composer, 1857 - 1934, opened and recorded in these studios on 12th November 1931.
Westminster City Council
EMI Records UK
Site: Abbey Road Studios (2 memorials)
NW8, Abbey Road, 3, Abbey Studios
Abbey Road Studios were opened in November 1931 by EMI. The Blumlein plaque is to the right, Elgar to the left.
We've read that when George Harrison died members of the studio set up huge speakers at the front and played 'All Things Must Pass' to the crowds of mourners.