Thomas Beecham

Thomas Beecham

English conductor and impresario best known for his association with the London Philharmonic and the Royal Philharmonic orchestras.
A soprano in Massenet's Don Quixote complained that she had missed her entry in the aria, "because Mr. Challiapin always dies too soon." "Madam, you must be profoundly in error," said Sir Thomas, "No operatic star has yet died half soon enough for me."More Thomas Beecham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If she is attractive, I can't perform with her; if she is not, then I won't.More Thomas Beecham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We cannot expect you to be with us all the time, but perhaps you could be good enough to keep in touch now and again.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 [10/12/2011 10:10:16]
I prefer Offenbach to Bach often.More Thomas Beecham quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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