London (ANI): Guitar legend Jimi Hendrix's life in London is set to
go on display. The exhibition at the Handel House Museum will
showcase a prized guitar, a cowboy hat and handwritten notes by
Jimi Hendrix. The Hendrix in Britain exhibition at the Handel House
Museum in Mayfair will mark the 40th anniversary of the guitar
legend's death on 18 September 1970.
The flat Hendrix rented in 1968 will also be open to the public
for 11 days. The exhibition will run till 7 November, with free
access to Hendrix's former flat at 23 Brook Street on the weekend
of the anniversary of his death. "Bringing Hendrix to life in the
building where he felt most at home has been a revelation for all
of us at Handel House," the BBC quoted Sarah Bardwell, director of
the Handel House Museum, as saying.
"We have thoroughly enjoyed working with people who actually
knew him and who have been able to give us first-hand accounts. The
exhibits that we have selected provide a fascinating snapshot of
his important time in Britain." Bardwell added.