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date: 08 December 2019

Clementilocked

  • Margaret Cranmer
  •  and Peter Ward Jones

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English firm of instrument makers and music publishers. Muzio Clementi had invested in the London firm of Longman & Broderip probably from the early 1790s and, following its bankruptcy in 1798, he and John Longman entered immediately into a fresh partnership with Frederick Augustus Hyde, Frederick William Collard, Josiah Banger and David Davis. The new firm of Longman, Clementi & Co. continued in business at Longman & Broderip's former premises in Cheapside from October 1798 to June 1800 when Longman left to set up on his own. The firm then became known as Clementi, Banger, Hyde, Collard & Davis, or often simply Clementi & Co. On 20 March 1807 a fire reputedly caused £40,000 worth of damage at the firm’s new Tottenham Court Road premises, added in 1806. The firm was subsequently known as Clementi, Banger, Collard, Davis & Collard (from August 1810), Clementi, Collard, Davis & Collard (...

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