Clementi House Piano Rehearsal Room

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  • 128 Kensington Church Street
    Kennington, London W8 4BH
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Muzio Clementi's Home in Kensington near Notting Hill Gate in the nd and 3rd decade of the 19th century was soon to become the young Felix Mendelssohn's musical base in London in the 3rd decade. On the 1st floor of this family house a spacious and resonant room, the gallery, was been furnished with a Danemann man baby grand for those wishing to practise or teach the piano, at £15 an hour.


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Muzio Clementi

Muzio Clementi 23 January 1752 to 10 March 1832 was an Italian-born British composer, pianist, pedagogue, conductor, music publisher, editor, and piano manufacturer. who was the son of a silversmith? the piano firm Clementi eventually became Collard and Collard.

He was encouraged to study music by his father, Muzio was sponsored as a young composer by Sir Peter Beckford who brought him to England to advance his studies in music. Later, he toured Europe numerous times from his long-standing base in London. It was on one of these occasions, in 1781, that he engaged in a piano competition with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Clementi published a highly respected piano method which even Beethoven endorsed him, sending pupils along to Clementi.