Real name: Thomas Beecham
Effective period / Period of releases: 1928 - 2006Sir Thomas Beecham, 2nd Baronet, CH (29 April 1879 – 8 March 1961) was a British conductor. He founded the London Philharmonic Orchestra in 1932 and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in 1946. From the early twentieth century until his death Beecham was a dominant influence on the musical life of Britain. Knighted 1916.