City of Westminster in Greater London, England, United Kingdom — Northwestern Europe (the British Isles)
1732 - 1809
lived in a house
on this site
Erected 2015 by Haydn Society of Great Britain.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1791.
Location. 51° 30.758′ N, 0° 8.181′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London. Marker is on Great Pulteney Street just south of Beak Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 Great Pulteney Street, City of Westminster, England W1F 9LY, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. John Snow (within shouting distance of this marker); Broad Street Pump (within shouting distance of this marker); Canaletto (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Charles Bridgeman (about 90 meters away); John William Polidori (about 90 meters away); Cardinal Wiseman (about 120 meters away); A History of Golden Square (about 120 meters away); Sir Morell MacKenzie (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
Also see . . .
1. About the Haydn Plaque (Haydn Society of Great Britain). Includes information about the plaque, a video of its unveiling, and information about Haydn's time in London, as well. (Submitted on March 22, 2018.)
2. List of residences of Joseph Haydn (Wikipedia). January–May 1791: #18, Great Pulteney Street, a lodging house where Haydn's host and collaborator Johann Peter Salomon also lived. Haydn did his work in a room provided him by the Broadwood piano firm, across the way at #33. (Submitted on March 22, 2018.)
3. Joseph Haydn (Wikipedia). (Franz) Joseph Haydn (31 March 1732 – 31 May 1809) was an Austrian composer of the Classical period. He was instrumental in the development of chamber music such as the piano trio and his contributions to musical form have earned him the epithets "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet". (Submitted on March 22, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.