Place    From 1911  To 1992

Tin Pan Alley

‘Tin Pan Alley’ originally, 1885, referred to the section of New York City where music publishers and songwriters were based.  In 1920s London music shops congregated in Denmark Street and the term was applied to this street.  Still, in 2015, many of the shops are music-related with guitars in the windows but the street is at risk from regeneration.

2023: Londonist reported on Peter Watts's new book 'Denmark Street: London's Street of Sound'. The regeneration has happened so it's a good time to look back.

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Tin Pan Alley

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Will Self

Will Self

Novelist and journalist. Born William Woodard Self in Westminster. He is the author of ten novels, five collections of shorter fiction, three novellas, and five collections of non-fiction writing. ...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Literature

1 memorial
Smith, Elder & Co.

Smith, Elder & Co.

Publishers at 65 Cornhill (the picture) until 1868.  Also at 15 Waterloo Place. Their first big success was Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte.   They also published: Thackeray, Darwin, Ruskin, Browning...

Group, Commerce, Journalism / Publishing, Literature

1 memorial
John Newbery

John Newbery

Publisher who was the first to be successful with books for children. Born Berkshire. Died at home in St Paul's Churchyard. In the absense of a picture of Newbery himself we are showing one of his...

Person, Children, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial
Edward Orme

Edward Orme

Engraver, painter and publisher of illustrated books, and property developer in Bayswater. Born Manchester. c.1800-24 he published and sold many books of aquatints and etchings, in his own shops in...

Person, Art, Commerce, Journalism / Publishing, Property

1 memorial