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The English may not like music, but they absolutely love the noise it makes.

 
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Thomas Beecham
Thomas Beecham
  • Born: April 29, 1879
  • Died: March 8, 1961
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Composer

Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet, CH was an English conductor and impresario best known for his association with the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras. He was also closely associated with the Liverpool Philharmonic and Hallé orchestras. From the early 20th century until his death, Beecham was a major influence on the musical life of Britain and, according to the BBC, was Britain's first international conductor.

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