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Beecham, Sir Thomas 1879-1961; Eng. orchestral conductor
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, Sir Thomas 1879-1961.
British conductor who founded the London Philharmonic (1932) and the Royal Philharmonic (1947) orchestras and helped popularize the works of Frederick Delius.