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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th September 1963 Born today: Lysette Anthony, London, actress (Angelique-Dark Shadows, Switch)
26th September 1961 Author Will Self was born in Finchley, North London.
26th September 1947 Born today: Graham Faulkner, London, actor (Brother Sun Sister Moon)
26th September 1926 JB Fagan's And So to Bed, premieres in London
26th September 1907 Born today: Ralph Michael, London England, actor (Quest, Doctor in the House)
26th September 1087 The Coronation of William II in Westminster Abbey.
Mozart family in Frith Street
This is where Mozart lived and gave performances for the public.
Location: 21 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4RN
Description: The Mozart family lodged at 15 'Thrift Street', now 21 Frith Street. The current buildings were rebuilt in 1858 and again in the 20th Century. They stayed with a 'staymaker' called Thomas Williamson.
By June 1765 finances were suffering so Wolfgang's father Leopold invited the public to come and pay to hear the children play, and to test Wolfgang Amadeus by 'giving him anything to play at Sight, or any music without Bass, which he will write upon the Spot.'