M. Kelly



London publishing house founded by singer, composer and theatre director Michael Kelly c.1800. He went bankrupt in 1811, and the business was taken over by Falkner & Christmas. This firm dissolved in 1816, the partners Charles Christmas and Henry Falkner continuing their own separate businesses.

Imprints, Agencies, Addresses

  • Ml. Kelly (1801-1811)
  • Ml. Kelly at his Musical Saloon
  • printed and sold by M. Kelly at his Musical Saloon 9 Pall Mall
  • published by M. Kelly, at his Musical Saloon, Pall Mall
  • M. Kelly's Opera Music Saloon
  • Christmas's Opera Music Saloon
  • Falkner & Christmas, late M. Kelly, at the Opera Music Warehouse, 9 Pall Mall (1811-1814)
  • Falkner & Christmas, 36 Pall Mall (1814-1816)


  • 9, New Lisle Street, Leicester Square [Kelly's home] (c.1800-1801)
  • The Music Saloon [The Saloon; Kelly's Opera Saloon], 9, Pall Mall (1802-1811)
  • 4, Pall Mall (additional premises)

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Sources Consulted

  • Kidson, British music publishers, printers and engravers