Music: In Mexico

Consuelo Escobar, who (with the San Carlo Company) has demonstrated a small, but pretty and very flexible soprano voice, is a native of Mexico, where she has sung with success. This success, she says, is the more praiseworthy because the Mexicans are biased against Mexican artists. Like natives of the U. S., they will patronize a foreign troupe enthusiastically, while a local company gain small patronage and less applause.

The Obregon Government is trying to correct this. It has under way an ambitious program for encouraging music. It subsidizes music schools, composers,...

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