Mossback's Northwest

Sir Thomas Beecham's Seattle "Dustbin"

04/07/2020 | 4m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

Wealthy English aristocrat and musician sir Thomas Beecham came to Seattle during WWII to be the Seattle Symphony's conductor for two years. Outspoken and fiery in temperament, he made a statement about Seattle's artistic life that stings citizens even today. But did he actually say it?

Aired: 04/07/20

Rating: NR

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Mossback's Northwest is a local public television program presented by KCTS 9.