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Gregory Peck

Roy Plomley's castaway is actor Gregory Peck.

Favourite track: Symphony No. 7 In A Major by Ludwig van Beethoven
Book: Abraham Lincoln by Carl Sandburg
Luxury: Cases of Chateau Lafite-Rothschild

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  • Castaway's Favourite

    • Ludwig van Beethoven

      Symphony No. 7 In A Major

      Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Zubin Mehta

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    La traviata Prelude to Act 1

    Orchestra: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Aldo Ceccato

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Symphony No. 40 In G Minor

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Karl Böhm

  • Giacomo Puccini

    Che gelida manina (Your tiny hand is frozen) (from La Bohème)

    Soloist: Luciano Pavarotti Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Herbert von Karajan

  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Violin Concerto in D Major

    Soloist: Issac Stern Orchestra: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Leonard Bernstein

  • Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66

  • Frank Sinatra

    New York, New York

  • Book Choice

    • Abraham Lincoln - Carl Sandburg

  • Luxury Choice

    • Cases of Chateau Lafite-Rothschild


Role Contributor
Presenter Roy Plomley
Interviewed Guest Gregory Peck


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