Plaque

Sir Edward Elgar - Abbey Road Studios

Erection date: 24/6/1993

Inscription

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.

A live webcam has been set up on the boundary wall pointing at that pedestrian crossing. Londonist posted this lyrical short film about the crossing.

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.

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Sir Edward Elgar - Abbey Road Studios

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Sir Edward Elgar

Born in Broadheath, near Worcester.  First moved to London on his marriage in...

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EMI

Music record label. Electric and Musical Industries Ltd was formed in London ...

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Westminster City Council

The ancient parish of St Margaret's was divided into St Margaret's and St Joh...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
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Alan Blumlein

Alan Blumlein

This is the most technical plaque we've ever transcribed - and we are none th...

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