Thomas Beecham

1879 - 1961

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Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet, CH (29 April 1879 – 8 March 1961) 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Beecham has received more than 285,515 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Thomas Beecham is the 48th most popular conductor (down from 46th in 2019), the 1,992nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,925th in 2019) and the 6th most popular British Conductor.

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Among conductors, Thomas Beecham ranks 48 out of 97Before him are Yevgeny Svetlanov, Eliahu Inbal, Leif Segerstam, Yuri Temirkanov, Karel Ančerl, and José Antonio Abreu. After him are Kurt Sanderling, Lovro von Matačić, Michael Gielen, Riccardo Chailly, Felix Mottl, and Victor de Sabata.

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Among people born in 1879, Thomas Beecham ranks 90Before him are Vanessa Bell, Hu Hanmin, Marius Jacob, Josep Maria Jujol, Guido Fubini, and Sándor Garbai. After him are Maud Menten, Friedrich Christiansen, José Giral, Petar Živković, Dwight F. Davis, and Othon Friesz. Among people deceased in 1961, Thomas Beecham ranks 62Before him are Bulbul, Vanessa Bell, Grandma Moses, Ty Cobb, Edith Wilson, and Otto Ruge. After him are Mihail Sadoveanu, Charles D. B. King, Elia Dalla Costa, Václav Talich, Anton Flettner, and H.D..

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Beecham ranks 1,992 out of 6,924Before him are John Maynard Smith (1920), Peter Frampton (1950), Michael Apted (1941), Dua Lipa (1995), Æthelfrith (600), and John William Draper (1811). After him are Edith Pargeter (1913), James Legge (1815), William Smith (1813), Bill Foulkes (1932), Joseph Delaney (1945), and June Whitfield (1925).

Among CONDUCTORS In United Kingdom

Among conductors born in United Kingdom, Thomas Beecham ranks 6Before him are Leopold Stokowski (1882), John Eliot Gardiner (1943), Simon Rattle (1955), Colin Davis (1927), and John Barbirolli (1899). After him are Jeffrey Tate (1943), Henry Wood (1869), Adrian Boult (1889), Malcolm Sargent (1895), Raymond Leppard (1927), and Antonio Pappano (1959).