Thomas Beecham

Thomas Beecham

English conductor and impresario best known for his association with the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras.
If an opera cannot be played by an organ grinder, it's not going to achieve immortality.More Thomas Beecham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Brass bands are all very well in their place - outdoors and several miles away.More Thomas Beecham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Madam, you have between your legs an instrument capable of giving pleasure to thousands and all you can do is scratch it.More Thomas Beecham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If I were a dictator I should make it compulsory for every member of the population between the ages of four and eighty to listen to Mozart for at least a quarter of an hour daily for the coming five years.More Thomas Beecham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The function of music is to release us from the tyranny of conscious thought.More Thomas Beecham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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