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Thomas Beecham
(1879-1961) born on
Apr 29
English conductor. He founded the British National Opera Co. and London Philharmonic; 1932.
         
   
F
A musicologist is a man who can read music but cannot hear it.

R
Good music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and quits the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.
A
The sound of the harpsichord resembles that of a bird-cage played with toasting-forks.
N
There are two golden rules for an orchestra: start together and finish together. The public doesn't give a damn what goes on in between.
K
All the arts in America are a gigantic racket run by unscrupulous men for unhealthy women.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: "My Yesterday, Your Tomorrow.}
A: Attributed.
N: "Beecham Stories," by H. Atkins and A. Newman.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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