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London Borough of Camden in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Sir John Barbirolli C.H.

 
 
Sir John Barbirolli C.H. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2017
1. Sir John Barbirolli C.H. Marker
Inscription.
Conductor
Laureate
Hallé Orchestra
Sir John
Barbirolli
C.H.

1899-1970
lived here

 
Location. 51° 31.251′ N, 0° 7.386′ W. Marker is in London Borough of Camden, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Southampton Row and Cosmo Place, on the right when traveling north on Southampton Row. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 126 Southampton Row, London Borough of Camden, England WC1B 5AD, United Kingdom.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Bombing Raid of September 24th, 1917 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Queens Larder (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Thomas Lawrence (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Sir Hans Sloane (about 120 meters away); Thomas Henry Wyatt (about 210 meters away); Friend at Hand (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Roger Fry (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Bertrand Russell (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in London Borough of Camden.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Barbirolli (Wikipedia). Sir John Barbirolli, CH (2 December 1899 – 29 July 1970), né Giovanni Battista Barbirolli, was a British conductor
Sir John Barbirolli C.H. Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, October 11, 2017
2. Sir John Barbirolli C.H. Marker - Wide View
and cellist. He is remembered above all as conductor of the Hallé Orchestra in Manchester, which he helped save from dissolution in 1943 and conducted for the rest of his life. Earlier in his career he was Arturo Toscanini's successor as music director of the New York Philharmonic, serving from 1936 to 1943. He was also chief conductor of the Houston Symphony from 1961 to 1967, and was a guest conductor of many other orchestras, including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia, the Berlin Philharmonic and the Vienna Philharmonic, with all of which he made recordings.
(Submitted on October 22, 2017.) 

2. Sir John Barbirolli (1899-1970) (Barbirolli Society). (Submitted on October 22, 2017.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 83 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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