Paul Beard


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(b Birmingham, 1901; d Epsom, 1989). Eng. violinist. Taught by father and played in public 1907. Spa orch., Scarborough, 1920; Leader, CBSO 1922–32, LPO 1932–6, BBC SO 1936–62. Prof. of vn. GSMD and also taught at RAM. OBE 1952.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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