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Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor and impresario, as remembered by his friends and colleagues

Humphrey Procter-Gregg

Sir Thomas Beecham, conductor and impresario, as remembered by his friends and colleagues

by Humphrey Procter-Gregg

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Published by H. Procter-Gregg in [Windermere ([3 Oakland, Windermere, Cumbria]) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beecham, Thomas, Sir, 1879-1961.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and edited by Humphrey Procter-Gregg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML422.B33 P76
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[10], 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5119581M
    ISBN 100950364908
    LC Control Number74192793

      Popular Thomas Beecham & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra videos Sir Thomas Beecham - Topic; videos; views; Last updated on LONDON, March Sir Thomas Beecham, Britain's greatest and most outspoken conductor, died at his London home early today after a cerebral thrombosis. He was 81 years old. View Full Article in.

    Sir Thomas Beecham conductor and impresario – as remembered by his friends and colleagues compiled and edited by H Procter-Gregg, Westmorland Gazette ; revised as Beecham Remembered, Duckworth My Viola and I – A Complete Autobiography by Lionel Tertis, Paul Elek ; paperback Kahn & Averill Thomas Beecham was born on Ap in St. Helens, Merseyside, England. He was married to Shirley Hudson, Betty Humby-Beecham and Utica Celestia Welles. He died on March 8, .

    No, of course not: Beecham was unsurpassed in his time among English conductors for his supreme interpretations of the Viennese High Classical Symphony. His Haydn Symphonies and his Schubert are among the greatest ever recorded and his Mozart symphonies are easily at the same exalted level. The sweet bliss, the delightful rapture, the elegant ecstasy of Beecham and the RPO are matched but not 10/   Beecham was once visited in his dressing room after a concert by an attractive young lady admirer. "Sir Thomas" she asked, "I've been a fan of yours for years. I wonder would you be so kind as to consider being the godfather of my child".


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Conductor Sir Thomas Beecham was born into wealth; his father, Sir Joseph Beecham, was the manufacturer of "Beecham's Pills," an all-purpose remedy very popular in Britain.

More importantly, though, Sir Joseph was also a lover of music and exposed his son to it from an early age; happily, he raised no objection to Thomas' pursuit of a musical.

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CH*, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*, Beecham Choral Society* With Ilse Hollweg: Grieg* - Sir Thomas Beecham, Bart. CH*, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra*, Beecham Choral Society* With Ilse Hollweg - Music For Peer Gynt ‎ (LP, RP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice: ASDASD UK: Unknown: Sell This Version.