Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey from The Who attend the launch of the new Musical Hero Musical in London, Britain, 19 November, 2019. REUTERS / Marissa Davison
LONDON (Reuters) – British rock band The first act that received a paving stone on the Walk of Fame Music in London Tuesday, when a new cultural attraction exposed to starry sidewalks Hollywood Boulevard.
After presenting the foundation of Walk, the two surviving members, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend, who lived in the book, set out their own plaque, showing a musical record. the Camden area was built in London.
The Walk of Fame Music will honor artists and others working in the industry in a series of awards between the Roundhouse and the popular music venues Koko in the North London area.
“Camden has always been very important to London's successful musical life and, as we all know, it is a global hub for the arts,” said The Who in a statement.
“As the people of London, it is immense to die in a stone on Camden Street, and it is good that people can come and see them at any time, albeit almost. ”
Up to 20 stones will be set out each year, organizers have said, and participants, chosen by a panel, will be respected in different categories: icon, innovator, inspiration, industry, insignificant hero and artist of the year.
A dedicated app will allow visitors to learn more about the history of the music industry.
Reporting by Marissa Davison and Marie-Louise Gumuchian; Edited by Mark Heinrich
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