Personalities | (Sir) Thomas Beecham | Modern Era | Classical

English conductor

Beecham conducted the operas of Richard Strauss at Covent Garden before World War I, and advocated the works of Delius. He founded the London Philharmonic Orchestra in 1932 and the Royal Philharmonic in 1946. His conducting was admired for its rhythmic liveliness and elegant phrasing.

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