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 326,763 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Thomas Beecham is the 56th most popular conductor (down from 48th in 2019), the 2,100th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,990th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Conductor.

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Among conductors, Thomas Beecham ranks 56 out of 97Before him are Kurt Sanderling, Karel Ančerl, Victor de Sabata, Yevgeny Svetlanov, Marek Janowski, and Günter Wand. After him are Karl Muck, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Iván Fischer, Ferdinand Leitner, Stanisław Skrowaczewski, and Joseph Keilberth.

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Among people born in 1879, Thomas Beecham ranks 101Before him are Princess Feodora of Saxe-Meiningen, Othon Friesz, Josep Maria Jujol, Gorazd, Rafael de Nogales Méndez, and Rudolf Bauer. After him are Maud Menten, Alfred Abel, Archduchess Maria Christina of Austria, José Giral, Frank Bridge, and Pedro Aguirre Cerda. Among people deceased in 1961, Thomas Beecham ranks 71Before him are Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi, Jeff Chandler, Hélène Dutrieu, Gustav Ucicky, Hubert Van Innis, and Anton Flettner. After him are H.D., Camille Guérin, Nicola Canali, Václav Talich, Edith Wilson, and Andrzej Munk.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Beecham ranks 2,100 out of 7,765Before him are James Dyson (1947), Mary Bell (1957), Princess Amelia of the United Kingdom (1783), Joseph Lancaster (1778), John Thaw (1942), and Anthony Jenkinson (1529). After him are Alexander Mountbatten, 1st Marquess of Carisbrooke (1886), Albert Austin (1881), Paul Freeman (1943), David Gemmell (1948), Charles Galton Darwin (1887), 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), John Barbirolli (1899), and Colin Davis (1927). After him are Jeffrey Tate (1943), Henry Wood (1869), Adrian Boult (1889), Antonio Pappano (1959), John Pritchard (1921), and Malcolm Sargent (1895).