Beecham



Sir Thomas, 1879–1961, English conductor and impresario.
Historical Examples

This was what Mr. and Mrs. Beecham asked each other with their eyes—and there was a pause.
Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

“Well, there’s truth in that,” said Mr. Beecham, pulling up his shirt-collar.
Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

Such was the flock which had invited Mr. Beecham to become their pastor when he reached the climax of his career.
Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

“He asked me if he might call,” said Mrs. Beecham, in some excitement.
Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

“But if Miss Beecham had been somebody else, you would have gone yourself,” he said, being in a humour for finding fault.
Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

Miss Beecham, it is very difficult for me to say anything on such a subject.
Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

Mr. Beecham’s house was situated in Regent’s Park, and was constructed on the ordinary model of such houses.
Phoebe, Junior Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant

Miss Beecham, will you take a glass of milk or a cup of cocoa?
Meg’s Friend Alice Abigail Corkran

Beecham gave a quick glance toward the door for Shealey, which that individual understood and immediately departed.
‘As Gold in the Furnace’ John E. Copus

That fellow Beecham Bones ought to be hanged, and I told him so.
Beatrice H. Rider Haggard

noun
Sir Thomas. 1879–1961, English conductor who did much to promote the works of Delius, Sibelius, and Richard Strauss

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