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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

John Lennon

1940-1980

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
1. John Lennon Marker
Inscription.

Musician
and Songwriter
lived here in
1968

 
Erected 2010 by English Heritage.
 
Location. 51° 31.121′ N, 0° 9.596′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Montagu Square and Montagu Place on Montagu Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 Montagu Square, City of Westminster, England W1H 2LJ, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anthony Trollope (within shouting distance of this marker); William Wilkie Collins (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Benedict Arnold (about 120 meters away); Jacqueline du Pré (about 120 meters away); John Robert Godley (about 150 meters away); Sir Alfred Ayer (about 180 meters away); Tony Ray-Jones (about 180 meters away); Sir Gerald Kelly (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Lennon (English Heritage). "The basement and ground-floor flat at 34 Montagu Square was the first home that Lennon shared with Ono. Forming part of a grade II-listed terraced house, the apartment has multiple Beatles and
John Lennon Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 15, 2017
2. John Lennon Marker - Wide View
pop culture associations: it was bought in 1965 by Ringo Starr, who lived there in October of that year, and was later briefly tenanted by Paul McCartney and Jimi Hendrix in turn before Lennon and Ono moved in....They lived there for five months from July 1968, during which time Lennon was creatively very active, working on The Beatles’ self-titled album - also known as the White Album – as well as on early collaborations with Ono. It was at 34 Montagu Square that the famous nude photograph of John and Yoko was taken for the Two Virgins album cover – one which EMI refused to distribute." (Submitted on October 19, 2017.) 

2. John Lennon: A Blue Plaque Celebration (YouTube, Wanderer Channel, 10 mins.). On the 23rd of October 2010 English Heritage Honoured John Lennon by putting a Blue Plaque on the front of an apartment he lived in back in 1968. The Wanderer Channel was there to capture the Hi - Lites. (Submitted on October 19, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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