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Beecham

Sir Thomas. 1879--1961, English conductor who did much to promote the works of Delius, Sibelius, and Richard Strauss
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Mrs Beecham made a TV documentary setting out the realities of her condition.
Lady Beecham, a mother-of-two, of Gosforth, Newcastle, made a programme for BBC1's Inside Out programme, in which she talked about her experiences since being diagnosed with colon cancer and appealed for others to get tested.
Beecham had a prolific recording career, and by early 1956 had nearly completed a recording of Handel's oratorio, Solomon, with the beloved British singer Elsie Morrison as one of the two sopranos.
Brought up in a wealthy Victorian household among no-nonsense and hard-nosed businessmen, Sir Thomas Beecham was the third generation product of an already famous St Helens family.
Glaxo Wellcome and SmithKline Beecham continue to believe that this area does not raise a competitive issue and accordingly continue to expect that no divestiture in the smoking cessation product area will be required in the future.
It represents a significant breakthrough for patients who have been calling for new and different ways to tackle their condition," said Eddie Gray, president of SmithKline Beecham Pharma.
Now memorabilia given by the Nazis to Beecham during his controversial tour of Germany in 1936 is going under the hammer for the first time, expected to fetch up to pounds 1,000.
Mr Beecham asked him to swap his alcopop for his Kronenberg.
A panel comprised of local and national experts in healthcare delivery, along with a team of SmithKline Beecham executives, will evaluate the nominations in early December.
1961: Death of conductor Sir Thomas Beecham: Born in 1879 in St Helens, Lancashire, Beecham was the grandson of the founder of the Beecham's pills business.
The Board comprises an equal balance of Glaxo Wellcome and SmithKline Beecham directors and is as follows: