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First Performance of Handel's Messiah

 
 
First Performance of Handel's Messiah Marker Photo, Click for full size
April 6, 2009
1. First Performance of Handel's Messiah Marker
Inscription.
This bronze commemorates
the first performance of
George Frideric Handel's
Oratorio Messiah, given
in the Old Musick Hall in
Fishamble Street at noon
on Tuesday April 13th 1742

 
Location. 53° 20.655′ N, 6° 16.176′ W. Marker is in Dublin, Leinster, in County Dublin. Marker is on Fishamble Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the wall of the Contemporary Music Centre, in the former headquarters of Kennan & Sons, Ltd., about 0.2 miles northeast of Christ Church Cathedral. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 Fishamble Street, Dublin, Leinster 8, Ireland.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Castle Hall (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Veronica Guerin (about 240 meters away); Chris Reid Oral History Artwork Project (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Dublin Millenium Literary Parade (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); St. Patrick's Cathedral (approx. half a kilometer away); Saint Patrick’s Park (approx. half a kilometer away); Margaret Anna Cusack (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Fusiliers’ Arch (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Dublin.
 
Also see . . .
1. George Frideric Handel. (Submitted on September 14, 2009.)
First Performance of Handel's Messiah Marker Photo, Click for full size
April 6, 2009
2. First Performance of Handel's Messiah Marker
Marker is behind the fence to right of doorway.

2. Contemporary Music Centre. (Submitted on September 14, 2009.)
 
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