La Scena Musicale

Tuesday, 29 April 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: April 29 (Beecham, Mehta)

1879 - Thomas Beecham, St. Helens, England; conductor

Wiki entry
Short Bio/Pictures
Beecham Quotes

1936 - Zubin Mehta, Mumbai (Bombay), India; conductor

Wiki entry

A video tribute celebrating the life of conductor Zubin Mehta, from the 2006 Kennedy Center Honors program, where he was an honoree ((MC is Itzhak Perlman): Part 1

Video tribute to Zubin Mehta: Part 2

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