Person    | Male  Born 2/6/1857  Died 23/2/1934

Sir Edward Elgar

Born in Broadheath, near Worcester. First moved to London on his marriage in 1889. A keen early adopting cyclist he often got inspiration from a country ride. On writing "Land of Hope and Glory" he said "I've got a tune that will knock 'em - knock 'em flat! " Died Worcester.

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Sir Edward Elgar

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HMV store

Chosen as the featured memorial in December 2004, for lots of reasons. Firstl...

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Sir Edward Elgar - Abbey Road Studios

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

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Sir Edward Elgar - NW3

Sir Edward Elgar lived in a house on this site, 1911 - 1921. Here he compose...

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Sir Edward Elgar - NW3 (Lost)

The photograph of the plaque is taken from Derek Sumeray's book 'Discovering ...

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Sir Edward Elgar - W14

London County Council Sir Edward Elgar, 1857 - 1934, composer, lived here, 18...

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Albert Chevalier

Albert Chevalier

Music hall comedian, singer and musical theatre actor. Born at St Ann's Villas where the plaque now is, to a French father and Welsh mother. Married Florence, daughter of George Leybourne. His ful...

Person, Humour, Music / songs, Theatre

1 memorial
Les Miserables the musical

Les Miserables the musical

Originated in France as an album and then briefly as a show. Cameron Mackintosh got hold of it and the English show opened at the Barbican Centre in 1985.  Moved first to the Palace and then on 3 A...

Media, Fictional, Music / songs, Theatre

1 memorial
Anton Bruckner

Anton Bruckner

Composer. On 29 July 1871 he stayed in a house in Finsbury Square. He was in London giving six organ recitals at Royal Albert Hall and five at the Crystal Palace. While in London he started work ...

Person, Music / songs, Austria

1 memorial
Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski

Musician and conductor. Born in London. Was initially an organist, at St. James' Church, Piccadilly. Married the heiress Gloria Vanderbilt (amongst others), had an affair with Greta Garbo. ...

Person, Music / songs

1 memorial
Thomas Tiplady

Thomas Tiplady

Born Yorkshire. Raised as a Methodist. Became a minister in the East End, a chaplain in WW1. Became Superintendent of the Lambeth Mission in London in 1922, and was there 32 years. Wrote many hymns...

Person, Cinema, Music / songs, Religion

1 memorial