Place    From 1893  To 10/5/1941

Queen's Hall

Categories: Music / songs

Opened in 1893, destroyed by the Luftwaffe on 10 May 1941.

2024: Described on page 240 of J. B. Priestley's 1930 London-set novel Angel Pavement: "... with its bluey-green walls and gilded organ-pipes and lights shining through holes in the roof like fierce sunlight, its rows of little chairs and music stands, all ready for business.  It was fine. He did not buy a programme - they were asking a shilling each for them, and a man must daw a line somewhere..."

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Queen's Hall

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Queen's Hall

City of Westminster The Queen's Hall, 1893 - 1941, site of Britain's leading...

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Bill Owen, MBE

Bill Owen, MBE

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1 memorial
EMI Archive Trust

EMI Archive Trust

From their website: "The EMI Archive Trust was established in 1996. The EMI Group of companies gifted much of their assets which originated before 1947 to the Trust. The purpose of the Trust is “th...

Group, History, Music / songs

1 memorial
Anthony Newley

Anthony Newley

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Person, Cinema, Music / songs, Theatre, TV & Radio, USA

1 memorial
Michael William Balfe

Michael William Balfe

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1 memorial
Alan Blumlein

Alan Blumlein

Electronics engineer, notable for his many inventions in telecommunications, sound recording, stereophonic sound, television and radar. He received 128 patents and was considered one of the most si...

Person, Music / songs, Science, Tragedy, TV & Radio

1 memorial