— Thomas Beecham 1879 - 1961
Fuentes, Fuente 1 https://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/latest/conductor-insults/beecham-cello-quote/, Top 10 Quotes of Sir Thomas Beecham https://www.thelondoneconomic.com/entertainment/arts/top-10-quotes-of-sir-thomas-beecham/16/07/, Fuente 3 https://www.theguardian.com/friday_review/story/0,3605,468909,00.html.
Original: Madam, you have between your legs an instrument capable of giving pleasure to thousands and all you can do is scratch it. Frase dicha a una celista. Está en discusión su veracidad, Fuente 4 https://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/music/classicalmusic/9338524/Beechams-noise-is-always-a-sheer-pleasure-to-hear.html