Place    From 1872  To 2005

Trinity College of Music

Categories: Music / songs

Founded as the Church Choral Society by the Reverend Henry George Bonavia Hunt. with the intention of improving the teaching of church music. In 1873 it became the College of Church Music, and then Trinity College London in 1876.

It was originally located in central London, and in 1881 moved to Mandeville Place, W1, the buildings now used by the School of Philosophy and Economic Science. Moved to its present Greenwich home in 2001. In 2005 it merged with the Laban Dance Centre and was renamed the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Dance and Music.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Trinity College of Music

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Trinity College of Music - WWI memorial

We puzzled for some time about the uncomfortable layout, with two names cramm...

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Queen's Hall

Queen's Hall

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-p...

Place, Music / songs

1 memorial
D'Oyly Carte family

D'Oyly Carte family

Richard D'Oyly Carte founded the business. Married Helen. Their son Rupert inherited the business and passed it on to his daughter, Bridget.

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Jim Connell

Jim Connell

Political activist. Born in Rathniska, near Kilskyre, County Meath. As a teenager he joined the Irish Republican Brotherhood and signed the Fenian Oath. He moved to London in 1875 and worked on Kei...

Person, Music / songs, Politics & Administration, Ireland

1 memorial
Sarah Flower Adams

Sarah Flower Adams

Actress, hymnwriter and poet. Born Sarah Fuller Flower in Old Harlow, Essex. She wrote the words to the hymn 'Nearer, my God, to Thee'. In 1837 she turned to acting, playing several leading roles, ...

Person, Music / songs, Poetry, Theatre

1 memorial
Thomas Attwood

Thomas Attwood

Composer and organist at St Paul's Cathedral and the Chapel Royal. Sponsored by the Prince of Wales (later King George IV) to study in Naples and in Vienna with Mozart. Died at home where the plaqu...

Person, Music / songs

1 memorial