Hugh Bean

Violinist. Born 22 September 1929. Died 26 December 2003
Hugh Bean
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1929-09-22
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Hugh Bean

Hugh Bean Biography (Wikipedia)

Hugh Cecil Bean CBE (22 September 1929 – 26 December 2003) was an English violinist.

He was born in Beckenham. After lessons from his father from the age of five, he became a pupil of Albert Sammons (and Ken Piper) when he was nine years old. Later, he attended the Royal College of Music (RCM), where at age 17 he was awarded the principal prize for violin. A further year's study with André Gertler at the Brussels Conservatory on a Boise Foundation travelling award brought him a double first prize for solo and chamber music playing, and with two other prizewinners he formed the Boise Trio.

He was appointed professor of violin at the RCM at the age of 24 and became a freelance London orchestral player, until he was made sub-leader and then leader (1956–67) of the Philharmonia Orchestra. He was co-leader of the BBC Symphony Orchestra from 1967 to 1969, when he resigned to concentrate on an independent career, but retained his membership (1966–76) of the Music Group of London. In 1989, he returned to the Philharmonia Orchestra as co-leader, and became Leader Emeritus.

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Past BBC Events

Proms 1972: Prom 11
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ecd4fx
Royal Albert Hall
1972-08-01T09:55:47
1
Aug
1972

Proms 1972: Prom 11

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1969: Prom 30
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ex2fxj
Royal Albert Hall
1969-08-21T09:55:47
21
Aug
1969

Proms 1969: Prom 30

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1969: Prom 10
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ecmxj5
Royal Albert Hall
1969-07-29T09:55:47
29
Jul
1969

Proms 1969: Prom 10

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1968: Prom 33
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e9c6q9
Royal Albert Hall
1968-08-24T09:55:47
24
Aug
1968

Proms 1968: Prom 33

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1966: Prom 29
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eg9mbp
Royal Albert Hall
1966-08-24T09:55:47
24
Aug
1966

Proms 1966: Prom 29

Royal Albert Hall

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