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Curzon Place

Harry Nilsson once owned apartment #12 at 9 Curzon Place in London, England. Curzon Place is a cul-de-sac off of Curzon Street in Mayfair. Built in the 1700s, the building is located near the Playboy Club and several casinos.

The building was gutted just after World War II. An elevator was installed and 12 apartments were built inside. Nilsson's two-bedroom flat was on the top floor of the building.

Harry Nilsson bought the apartment in the early 1970s. Ringo Starr and Robin Cruikshank were hired to redecorate the flat.

Nilsson's apartment is infamous because two famous pop performers died there during the time Harry owned it. On July 29, 1974, Mama Cass died in the apartment. Later, on September 7, 1978, Keith Moon also died there.

After Moon's death, Nilsson sold the apartment to Pete Townshend.

During the 1990s, the building was virtually abandoned. In the late 1990s, John Latsis purchased 9 Curzon Place and neighboring properties. While other buildings were torn down, number 9 was remodeled as luxury apartments.

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