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Thomas Beecham

John Lucas

Thomas Beecham

an obsession with music

by John Lucas

  • 132 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Boydell in Woodbridge, UK, Rochester, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beecham, Thomas, -- Sir, -- 1879-1961,
  • Conductors (Music) -- England -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [340]-361) and index.

    StatementJohn Lucas.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML422.B33 L83 2008, SDB 79485
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 388 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23071285M
    ISBN 101843834022
    ISBN 109781843834021
    LC Control Number2008301368

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