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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.
A musicologist is a man who can read music but cannot hear it.

Good music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and quits the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.
The sound of the harpsichord resembles that of a bird-cage played with toasting-forks.
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.
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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