Sir Julius Benedict
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni
N 51° 31.002 W 000° 09.144
30U E 697569 N 5711131
Quick Description: Julius Benedict was a German born conductor and composer.
Location: South East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/11/2010 9:47:36 AM
Waymark Code: WM8JT5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
Views: 6

Long Description:

Julius Benedict was a German born conductor and composer.

Having been active in Germany and Italy, he moved to London in 1835. As well as operatic works, he wrote a symphony, first performed in 1873, and was very active in the musical life of Britain at the time. He accompanied Jenny Lind on a musical tour of the United States as pianist and conductor in 1850. [1,2]

The Plaque Reads

Sir Julius Benedict (1804-1885)
Musical Composer
Lived and died here

  1. Wikipedia
  2. The Sydney Mail - Jun 13, 1885Obituary
Blue Plaque managing agency: LCC (London County Council)

Individual Recognized: Sir Julius Benedict

Physical Address:
Manchester Square
London,
W1


Web Address: [Web Link]

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