Group    From 1974 

English National Opera

Categories: Music / songs, Theatre

Originated in the opera recitals presented by Lilian Baylis at the Old Vic theatre in 1898 and then at Sadler's Wells. As Sadler's Wells Opera it moved to the London Coliseum in 1968 and became the English National Opera in 1974.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
English National Opera

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London Coliseum

London Coliseum Home of English National Opera since 1968, The London Colise...

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Morley mosaics - WBR - Lilian Baylis

Lilian Baylis, born 1874. A niece of Emma Cons, Lilian flourished as a theatr...

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Bill Owen, MBE

Bill Owen, MBE

Actor, songwriter. Born London.  Wrote that Cliff Richard hit 'Marianne'. Played Compo in 'Last of the Summer Wine'. Died Westminster.

Person, Humour, Music / songs, TV & Radio

1 memorial
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Centenary Festival

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Centenary Festival

A year-long series of events organised by the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Foundation, to mark the anniversary of the composer's death.

Event, Community / Clubs, Music / songs

1 memorial
Dame Myra Hess

Dame Myra Hess

Pianist. Born Julia Myra Hess in South Hampstead. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. During WW2, when concert halls were blacked out at night, she organise...

Person, Music / songs

1 memorial
Brian Poole

Brian Poole

Singer. Born in Dagenham. He became lead singer with the Tremeloes (originally Tremoloes), and had several hit singles in the 1960s including 'Twist and Shout' and 'Do You Love Me'. The group split...

Person, Music / songs

1 memorial
Percy Grainger

Percy Grainger

Composer and pianist, collector and arranger of folk music. Born Brighton, Melbourne, Australia. In London 1901 – 14. Very close relationship with his mother, some thought too close. Financed a...

Person, Music / songs, Tourism / Traditions, Australia, USA

1 memorial