Group    From /3/1931  To 2012

EMI

Categories: Music / songs

Music record label. Electric and Musical Industries Ltd was formed in London in March 1931 by the merger of the Columbia Graphophone Company and the Gramophone Company. See there for EMI's beginnings. Broken up in 2012.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
EMI

Commemorated atInformation

Europe's first disc recording studio

Queen's drummer Roger Taylor unveiled the plaque.

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
EMI

Creations Information

Sir Edward Elgar - Abbey Road Studios

Sir Edward Elgar, composer, 1857 - 1934, opened and recorded in these studios...

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Other Subjects

John Ireland

John Ireland

Composer, born John Nicholson Ireland, at Inglewood, St. Margaret's Road, Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Cheshire. Studied at the Royal College of Music. His music belongs to the school of English Imp...

Person, Music / songs

1 memorial
Jim Marshall

Jim Marshall

Businessman and pioneer of guitar amplification. Born in London. An electrical engineer he built a portable amplification system, which he used in his evening job as a singer and drummer.  On 7 Jul...

Person, Engineering, Music / songs

2 memorials
Ralph Reader

Ralph Reader

Squadron Leader Ralph Reader CBE, officer commanding the Royal Air Force Gang Shows 1939 - 1946. Recognised for exceptional services to world Scouting, 1975. Originator of the Scouting Gang Show. ...

Person, Armed Forces, Music / songs, Theatre, TV & Radio

2 memorials
Mark Knopfler

Mark Knopfler

Lead guitarist in Dire Straits. Born Glasgow. Apart from the fact that they were both members of the Garrick Club, not necessarily at the same time, we can find no connection between Knopfler and...

Person, Music / songs, Scotland

1 memorial
PRS for Music

PRS for Music

Previously known as the Performing Rights Society. They have also erected plaques to Squeeze, Jethro Tull and Blur.

Group, Music / songs

9 memorials