Person    | Male  Born 22/5/1813  Died 13/2/1883

Richard Wagner

Composer, conductor, theatre director and John Wayne look-alike. Born Germany. Came to London in 1839, heavily in debt. Stayed at 23-25 Old Compton Street where he begun the Flying Dutchman, inspired by the rough crossing he had just endured.

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Richard Wagner

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Edward Dannreuther

Edward Dannreuther, musician, 1844 - 1905, lived here 1873 - 1894. Host to Ri...

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Spirit of Soho Mural

Interesting that Coca Cola are specifically mentioned on the panel but not as...

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College of Minor Canons in St Paul’s Cathedral

College of Minor Canons in St Paul’s Cathedral

In existence before 1066.  Richard II formalised the structure.  At that time they were 12 in number but are now down to three, responsible for singing services and organising large and small scale...

Building, Music / songs, Politics & Administration, Religion

1 memorial
Ian McLagan

Ian McLagan

Keyboard instrumentalist. He played in various bands, before replacing Jimmy Winston in Small Faces. He went on to perform with many other artists, before moving to Austin, Texas. Died in the Unive...

Person, Music / songs, USA

1 memorial
Dusty Springfield

Dusty Springfield

Singer. Born Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien in Hampstead. In 1956 she joined an all-girl trio called the Lana Sisters and in 1960 formed the Springfields group with her brother Tom. She w...

Person, Music / songs, Seriously Famous

1 memorial
Alfred James Hipkins

Alfred James Hipkins

Born 22 Medway Street, Westminster. Writer on musical instruments. An excellent pianist with little musical training. He gave over forty recitals at the Great Exhibition of 1851. Died Kensington.

Person, Music / songs

1 memorial
Tom Moore

Tom Moore

Iris poet, singer and songwriter. Born Thomas Moore at 12 Aungier Street, Dublin. He came to London to study law at the Middle Temple and befriended many prominent people. In 1803, he was appointed...

Person, Music / songs, Poetry, Caribbean Islands, Ireland, USA

2 memorials