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Goodison, Nicholas (17 of 46) National Life Stories: City Lives

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    Banking; Stockbroking

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    City Lives

  • Recording locations

    TSB offices, London

  • Interviewees

    Goodison, Nicholas (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 17 (tape 9 side B): Fall & Resurrection cont. Score changed in dress rehearsal. NG and J now talking to Wigmore Hall with view to commissioning quartets plus voice part from lesser known composers, details. Further details commissioning piano work from JT. Visit to JT’s Sussex home. JT asked NG if he was a believer. JT’s attitude to NG having been a financier. Interviewer who implied that NG wasn’t an academic. Further observations on JT, his family and home. Critical response to Fall & Resurrection. NG and J’s s gift of lecture theatre to Wallace Collection; to Tate Britain for small room to show single works of art; education room at Soho House. Impact of stock market fall. [Break in recording.] Justification of role of art historians.

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    Interview with Sir Nicholas Goodison, Chairman of the Stock Exchange (1976–1988) the TSB Group (1989–1995), the Courtauld Institute of Art, (1982–2002), the National Art Collections Fund (1986–2002), and National Life Stories (2003–).

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    Sir Nicholas Goodison interviewed by Cathy Courtney: full interview transcript

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